7.5 tonne lorry test – Our Guide on How to Pass

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So you want to know how to pass your 7.5 tonne lorry test first time?

We can guide you all of the way through the process from the D2 and D4 forms to the practical test. You will need to be able to understand what the DVSA is looking for before you can even take a 7.5 tonne lorry test. To get further information about adding higher categories to your licence you can click here

We can guide you through the process, following this very simple plan:

  1. Simply call us on 07818 408336 or 07984 493798 or email stephen@sirensdrivingacademy.co.uk
  2. Complete the D2 and D4 forms and attend your medical which we can arrange for £75.00
  3. Send off your forms and driving licence to the DVLA.
  4. Study for the LGV theory test and hazard perception test. The study pack is £25.00 and the test fee is £55.00
  5. Take a practical training course starting from £490.00. (prices correct 28/04/21)

So, if you want to be able to pass first time at competitive prices then look no further than our 7.5 tonne lorry test training courses here.

7.5 tonne lorry test

What is the DVSA looking for on 7.5 tonne lorry test

The examiner will put you at ease, as much as they can, but it is a test. The 7.5 tonne lorry test will last about 1 hour and 30 minutes and includes:

  1. Vehicle safety questions about the vehicle you’ve been training in.
  2. A good solid practical road driving test of ability.
  3. Reversing off-road exercise on a course that is based on the width and length of your vehicle.

What happens after I pass my 7.5 tonne lorry test?

On passing your 7.5 tonne lorry test, drivers must have the full CPC driver training if they intend to drive a lorry, bus or coach as part of their main job.

There are 4 tests that have to be passed unless there are ‘acquired rights’.

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification lasts for 5 years. To keep your Driver CPC up-to-date you need to do 35 hours of training before your 5-year deadline.

If you have any questions and want to know how to pass your 7.5 tonne lorry test first time, then simply call us on 07984 493798.

We have qualified driving instructors. They are experienced in offering:

LGV/HGV training – Our qualified trainers offer LGV Training in London and the Home Counties.

PCV training – Our trainers provide PCV training & courses in London and the Home Counties.

Trailer towing training – We offer trailer towing lessons & courses to pass your towing test first time.

Trailer driving lessons – We offer trailer driving lessons to prepare you to pass the B+E trailer test.

B+E (Car & Trailer) – We offer B+E car and trailer training to individuals and companies.

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Highly qualified and friendly driving instructors to help you pass your test with confidence. Our success rate for candidates passing first time is extremely high and we would love to help you pass first time too.


Sirens Driving Academy Ltd
Ivory yard, Harper Lane, Radlett, WD7 7HU

DVSA approved site at:
Hayloader Works, Wooten Road, Brill, HP18 9UB

Telephone: 07984 493 798.

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