Taking a driving test in WA is not as difficult and hard as it seems. Although there are many requirements you need to fulfill before you have your full driver’s licence, but with the right driving school all can be accomplished in reasonable time.
Safe 2 Drive Driving School helps you schedule and facilitate fast tracking. Booking your driving test in WA. We are also able to swap your current booking if the need arises.
There are steps that you need to follow in taking driving tests in Western Australia. Here are the steps:
1. Learner Permit (Phase 1)
To be eligible for this test, you need to be at least 16 years old and are a resident of WA. There are 2 tests that you need to take in this phase, The Learner Permit Theory test and an eyesight test. Once you pass these tests, your Phase 1 learner permit will be issued to you. You are permitted to drive a car with L plates under supervision as you have successfully passed this test.
2. Learner Permit (Phase 2)
To take the 2nd Phase of your learner permit in WA, you need to be at least 16 years & six months and have held the phase 1 learner permit for at least 6 months. You will take a Practical Driving Assessment (PDA) with an assessor that will evaluate your driving skills over a set driving test course. A Phase 2 learner permit, will be issued to you when you have passed the learners test. You need to accumulate at least 25 hours of supervised driving experience with L plates recorded in your logbook that’s given to you when you pass the PDA.
3. Provisional 1 (P1) Licence
After six months and 25 hours on Phase 2 learner permit and you are at least 17 years old, you are eligible to take test for the Provisional 1 (P1) licence. The test you will take is the Hazard Perception Test (HPT). It is a computer test, that tests your response to dangerous situations by simulating traffic scenes. After you passed the Hazard Perception Test WA you can drive vehicles without supervision using P plates.
4. Provisional 2 (P2) Licence
When you have your P1 licence for 6 months and you are at least in the age of 17 years and 6 months, you are automatically eligible for the Provisional 2 (P2) licence.
5. Full Licence
To get your full driver’s licence, you need to be at least 19 years old and have held the P2 licence for at least 1 year and six months. Congratulations, you are now a more experience driver and eligible to drive your own car!
If you need more information about driving tests in WA, don’t hesitate to give us a call at Chandra Shetty Phone 043 388 7559