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PDA Car Hire

The Dovetail Driving School offers car hire for Practical Driving Assessment (PDA).

Manual and automatic cars with dual controls are available.

Car Hire For Driving Test Packages

Practical Driving Assessment Car Rental

Hire a car for driving test only.


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The Practical Driving Assessment (PDA) is a 35-minute on-road test taken with a Department of Transport assessor. The PDA assesses your ability to operate and guide the car, put the road rules into practice, fit in with other traffic, and see and respond to hazards.

Price: $100

1-Hour Practice And PDA Car Hire

Car hire for driving test with an hour of driving practice before the assessment.

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A practice driving test is a practical driving lesson just before PDA to make the student familiar with a car and the surroundings around the Department of Transport where the student takes his/her driving test.

Price: AU$170

Booking Instructions


Please call in advance to secure the booking.


Both parties will agree upon a meeting location. The location can be home, school, work, the train station, or at the Department of Transport Branch.



PDA Bookings must be made through the Department of Transport.


Specify the location of licencing centre for the PDA car hire


Cancellations up to 24 hours notice will incur a cancellation fee. If issues arise within that time, feel free to contact Lisa to discuss your concerns.

Driving School Northern Suburbs

Is Your Car Suitable For Your PDA?

Be aware the Department of Transport does NOT provide vehicles for the Assessment. This is the candidate’s responsibility.

Before you book your assessment in any DOT Perth Metropolitan location, you must read our article:

Is Your Car Suitable For Your PDA?

Do You Need A Driving School Car Hire For Driving Test In Perth?

Lisa Archer at Dovetail Driving offers expert driver training on both automatic and manual cars in the suburbs surrounding Carine. Lisa makes a PDA car hire for her pupils, who are already accustomed to their vehicle and less stressed during the Practical Driving Assessment, as well for those who did not take driving classes with her.

However, the best practice is to have a few lessons before the Practical Driving Assessment. The student will not only know the car but will take advantage of the excellent instruction, direction, and mentorship that Lisa provides on the road so that they will be better prepared for the test beforehand to learn to avoid common mistakes the students make during the assessment, and for solo Driving after they get their red Ps.

Importantly, for time-constrained students, Lisa allows them to hire a car for a driving test without a mock test hour before the PDA. Nevertheless, she welcomes a prior notice to rent a car as they might not be available for the time of the exam.

Furthermore, students who hire a car for a driving test can feel assured that Dovetail Driving School cars are fully insured and maintained.

Lisa’s car hire for driving test price is competitive with other driving schools operating in Perth’s northern suburbs and will assist with PDA tests in Mirrabooka, Joondalup, West Perth, and upon inquiry, in other Perth’s licence centres.

Lisa's Car hire For Driving Test Dovetail Driving School Northern Suburbs Carine, WA 6020

Learn to drive a manual or automatic car


Lisa will tailor your lessons to your own paticular needs and cirumstances.


Government Approved Instructor


Fully Accredited


Northern Suburbs Driving School


Driving Lesson Package or


Individual Lessons


Intensive Driving Course


Defensive Driving

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