Provisional P1 Red P Plate

Driving Test NSW provides a range of free resources to help you pass the Practical Driving Test. These tools will improve your chances of getting your provisional P1 licence (Red Ps) on the first attempt!

Click on the links below to access the resources.

A Guide to the Driving Test Summary

The Driving Test NSW summary of 'A Guide to the Driving Test' condenses the 44-page Guide into just 17 pages. The summary focuses on the criteria for success in the Practical Driving Test and is a vital resource for your preparation.

Preparation tips

Use study tips collected from people who have passed the Practical Driving Test to more effectively prepare for the test.

Test tips

Tips for booking and taking the test that give you the best chance to pass on your first attempt.

Test details

The specifics on the Practical Driving Test - what's assessed and how.

Licence details

Details on the Hazard Perception Test and Practical Driving Test prerequisites, features of the provisional P1 licence (Red Ps), and the requirements to progress to the provisional P2 licence (Green Ps).

Share your experience

Tips and tricks contributed by people who've passed the practical driving test. When you pass, come back and share your experience so this becomes the ultimate resource for practical driving test preparation. 


A glossary of terms used across all of the Roads and Maritime Services produced handbooks and guides.

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