Driving Lessons Newport
1 Newport driving instructors found in the Newport area.
Newport driving instructors are made up of independent instructors and local Newport driving schools covering Newport. All driving instructors listed are qualified to provide you with the best driving lessons to help you pass your driving test in the most efficient way.
Learning to Drive in Newport
The national average driving lessons required to pass the practical driving test is 47 hours with a driving instructor and an additional 22 hours of private practice with a family or friend are recommended.
Newport’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is higher than the national average, at 59.2%.
The test centres in Newport are Llanishen which has a pass rate of 59.2%, Llantrisant at 59.2%, Bristol at 55.2%, Barry at 59.9% and Weston-super-Mare at 47.0%.
The nearest additional driving test centres for Newport are in Abergavenny with 61.8%, Merthyr Tydfil with 57.7%, and Monmouth which has a higher pass rate of 60.7%.
Newport Practical Driving Test Centres
- Abergavenny, (Newport), Station Road, Abergavenny, NP7 5HT
- Barry, (Newport), Unit 16, Business Support Centre, Hood Road, Innovation Quarter, The Waterfront, Barry CF62 5QN
- Bristol, (Newport), Unit M6, Cabot Park , Merebank Road, Avonmouth BS11 8AQ
- Llanishen, (Newport), (no wheelchair access), Thornbury House, Unit 11 Lambourne Crescent, Cardiff Business Park, Cardiff, CF14 5GF
- Llantrisant, (Newport), (wheelchair accessible), School Roa, Miskin, Llantrisant CF72 8YR
- Merthyr Tydfil, (Newport), Merthyr Industrial Park, Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 4DR
- Monmouth, (Newport), Old Dixon Roaf, Monmouth NP25 3DP
- Weston-Super-Mare, (Newport), Plot 11, Sunnyside Road, North Industrial Estate, Weston Super Mare BS23 3PZ
Newport Theory Test Centres
- Bridgend, (Newport), Second Floor, Brackla House, Brackla Street, Bridgend, CF31 1BZ
- Cardiff, (Newport), Third Floor, Limerick House, 23 Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HE
- Merthyr Tydfil, (Newport), Ground Floor, Ty Keir Hardie, Riverside Court, Avenue de Clichy, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8LD
- Newport, (Newport), Sixth Floor, Clarence House, Clarence Place, Newport NP19 7AA
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Newport – did you know?
- Every wondered who makes those delicious looking drawings to illustrate the Bake Off contestant’s creations? Well wonder no longer, he lives in Newport and his name is Tim Hovey.
- Punk pioneers the Clash had one of their band members hark from Newport. Joe Strummer was the lead man for the Clash and moved to Newport at 21 years of age.
- Joe Talbot from the Idles is also from Newport. The Idles are actually a Bristol punk rock band and played at Glastonbury in 2019, just before the world turned upside down.
- The famous escape artist and magician, Harry Houdini performed some of his most amazing stunts in Newport and was arrested by the police for his efforts.
- Lady Rhondda, one of the famous suffragettes who campaigned for women to have the right to vote, set fire to a post box in Newport as a protest about the lack of rights. She was fined £10 for the act of vandalism and sent to jail for a month when she refused to pay.
- The 1970 pop band The village people had a number of hits through the 70s and the 80s with tracks like YMCA, Macho Man and Go West. One of their members, Victor Willis lived in Newport with his wife between 2000 and 2010. Victor was the band member who dressed like a traffic cop.
- Snoop Dogg sent a video message to Ian Neale of Newport commending him for his horticultural skills and breaking the world record for growing the biggest swede. The 70 year old was even invited back stage at one of Snoop’s concert, although it’s unknown if the gardener took up the offer from the rapper.