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Useful links for driving lessons/tests/etc


USEFUL LINKS 

For your convenience and quick reference, Dennis has prepared a list of useful links.

Licence

Everything you need to know about getting, renewing and replacing a driver or rider licence in NSW.

Driver licence

Think of your licence as a 'contract', or an agreement between you as a driver and the rest of society. Roads and Maritime Services and the NSW Police administer this contract on behalf of the people of NSW.

Learner licence

To get your driver learner licence, you need to be 16 or older. You will need to attend a Service NSW centre to prove your identity and pass a Driver Knowledge Test (DKT).

Getting your licence

There are 7 steps to progress from a learner through to a full licence holder.

Licence tests

Information and tips to help you prepare for and pass the different types of tests.

Driver Knowledge Test (DKT)

The Driver Knowledge Test (DKT) is the first stage in the licensing process. You must pass the DKT to get your learner licence.

Practice Driver Knowledge Test (DKT)

Once you’ve studied for the test, you can take the free online practice DKT. It is designed to help you become familiar with the test and decide if you’re ready to attempt the test for real.

Hazard Perception Test (HPT)

The Hazard Perception Test (HPT) is part of the licensing process. To progress from a learner driver licence to a P1 licence, you need to first pass the HPT, then pass the driving test.

The driving test

The driving test is part of the licensing process. To progress from a learner licence to a provisional P1 licence, you must first pass the Hazard Perception Test (referred to above) before you can attempt the driving test.

Rules for learner drivers

There are special rules that apply to learner drivers. These rules are designed to keep you safe while you're building your driving skills.

Learner Driver Logbook

You must log at least 120 hours of supervised driving, including a minimum of 20 hours of night driving, before you can attempt the driving test, unless you're exempt. Night driving hours are between sunset and sunrise.

Safer Drivers Course

The Safer Drivers Course helps young drivers on their Ls prepare for driving solo when they graduate to provisional licences.

Provisional P1 licence

If you’re 17 or older, and meet all the requirements, you can apply for a provisional P1 licence. The first stage of solo driving - find out the requirements and rules for P1 drivers.

Provisional P2 licence

Once you’ve held your provisional P1 licence for at least 12 months, you can apply for a provisional P2 licence. The next step towards experienced driving - find out the requirements and rules for P2 drivers.

Full licence

After you’ve held your provisional P2 licence for at least 24 months you can progress to a full (unrestricted) driver licence. The last stage of the driver licensing journey - information about how to become an unrestricted licence holder.

Austroads - Learning to drive

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Renew or replace your licence

Roads and Maritime Services renews licences to make sure all drivers are legally licensed and that we hold a current record of all drivers with up-to-date photos and addresses. What to do if your licence is getting close to expiry, or your licence card is lost, stolen or damaged.

Driver Licensing Access Program

Programs helping to remove the barriers that prevent Aboriginal people and other disadvantaged communities in NSW from entering the driver licensing system.

Book your Licence Test

This service allows you to book for your Driver Knowledge Test (DKT), Driving Test, Hazard Perception Test (HPT), Driver Qualification Test (DQT) or Rider Training and Testing.

Older drivers

The older driver licensing system is designed to balance the safety of road users and the general community, with the continuing independence and mobility of older drivers. What you need to do depends on how old you are.

Driver licensing publications

On this page you can find lots of Driver licencing publications such as Road User’s Handbook, Driver Knowledge Test Question Banks, Resources for learner drivers and much more.

Safety and rules

Roads and Maritime Services is committed to your safety on NSW roads.

Road rules

The road rules are a framework for safe and efficient movement of traffic on NSW roads.

Road safety

All road users in NSW should be able to arrive safely at their destinations. Roads and Maritime Services works closely with the NSW Centre for Road Safety to improve road safety for all users of the road network.

Safe driving


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