Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Driver Testing Service

Under Covid19 Level 5 Government restrictions effective from midnight on Wednesday 21 October, for six weeks, you can attend your scheduled driving test appointment provided you are an essential worker involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets. You can view the list of essential services at Level 5 on 

Cancelling your Test

If you are not involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets, please cancel you test appointment here.

Waiting for a Test Date?

We are experiencing a high demand for driving tests at the moment. If you have submitted a driving test application we will be in touch with an appointment date, there is no need to contact us.

Need a test urgently?

If you are an essential worker and require an urgent test in connection with that work, then you can request a test here.  

Adult seatbelts

The position of a seatbelt on the body is very important. A simple correction to the position of the seatbelt on your body can make a significant difference to the severity of injuries in a collision.


Seatbelts are designed for those who are 150cms (about 5ft) in height and taller. Don’t let your child start using the seatbelt on its own too soon as this can cause serious injuries to the child if there is a collision. Three-point safety belts (lap and diagonal) provide greater protection than lap belts. However, lap belts are better than no belt at all. 

How to buckle a seatbelt;

1. Allow plenty of excess strap and plug the seatbelt into buckle.

2. Position the lap section of the belt on the pelvic region / tops of thighs – not on the stomach.

3. Pull the slack on the lap section of the belt and feed up to the shoulder.

4. Position the diagonal section of the belt across the torso (chest) and on the shoulder – not the neck.

Some cars have seatbelt shoulder-height adjusters to help position the seatbelt on top of your shoulder.

The same positioning applies to children using adult seatbelts with their child car seat (high-back boosters). Wearing a seatbelt