Theory Classes

Theory Classes A and B

Dear Student,

here you find our information about the english theory lessons for your driver licence in the driving school in Berlin.

Important/News: Because of Corona the safty distance allows only a limited amount of students in the english theory classes. We offer extra english theory classes.

Please note the english theory classes cannot be combined. Please tell us which time for the english theory do you prefere.

Theory lesson  in English: 

  • Evening   :
  • Morning  :
  • Weekend  :



  • Monday and Wednesday
  • Tuesday and Thursday    
  • Saturday           
  • 07.00 pm – 08.30 pm
  • 08.30 am – 10.00 am
  • 10.00 am – 01.00 pm

Please register for the english theory course right in time.

Where ?

How can I prepare my english theory test?

To study for your theoryexam which contains more than 1100 question in a multiple choice test

  • We offer an english book and
  • an english Lerning-App at the Online-Lerning-Center
  • the App is also offline so you can update it when there is Wifi.
  • There are more than  1100 questions asked in a multiply choice test.
  • Many people underestimate the time which is needed. You should start to learn early because it takes a long time.

Driving licence theory

The 12 driving licence theory topics of the theoretical driving licence training valid for all classes

Topic I: Personal requirements / human risk factor

  • Physical abilities
    Visual ability – eye test, hearing, feeling, sensory illusions, importance of health and fitness.
    Limitation of physical abilities
    Diseases and infirmities, attention, concentration and fatigue, distraction, alcohol, illegal drugs and medication.
    Driver personality
    Influencing behaviour through emotions, stress, controlling emotions, driver roles and self-images, driver ideals.

Topic II: Legal framework

  • Driving a motor vehicle
    Driving licence and driving permit, driving licence classes.
    Registration of motor vehicles, vehicle documents
    Vehicles subject to registration and vehicles not subject to registration, registration office, vehicle title, vehicle registration certificate, registration certificate Part I and Part II, operating licence, proof of insurance, proof of exhaust emission test, registration number plates, expiry of operating licence.
    Vehicle inspections
    General inspection, exhaust emission inspection (proof), vehicle modifications.
    Insurance, loss of insurance cover
    Third party liability, partial and fully comprehensive insurance, passenger accident, legal expenses insurance, compensation, recourse.
    International motor traffic

Topic III: Basic rules, traffic signs and traffic facilities

  • Basic rule § 1 Road Traffic Regulations (StVO)
    Caution, consideration, damage, endangerment, obstruction, nuisance, principle of trust.
    Traffic signs and devices
    System and logic, danger signs, regulatory signs, directional signs, traffic facilities, symbols.

Topic IV: Road traffic system and its use, level crossings.

  • Traffic routes: meaning, use and dangers
    Road, carriageway, right-hand drive, lanes, lane markings, use of lanes, special routes.
    Motorways and motorways
    Entering, behaviour on the motorway, exiting.
    Level crossings
    Approaching, obligation to wait, behaviour while waiting, driving on.
    Topic V: Right of way
    Meaning and definition, priority / left turn,
    right before left,
    Waiting rules,
    Traffic signs regulating the right of way,
    right of way,

Topic VI: Traffic regulations

  • Traffic regulations through light signals
    Red, red-yellow, green, yellow, stop or proceed, flashing yellow light, 2-colour traffic light, green arrow.
    Traffic regulation by police officers
    Environmentally conscious driving at intersections and junctions
    Special traffic situations
    Permanent light signs

Theme VII: Speed, distance and eco-driving

  • Speed
    Meaning, choice of speed, misjudgements, speed regulations by traffic signs, other speed regulations, speed and acceptance, speed and environmental protection.
    Stopping distance
    Reaction distance, braking distance, residual speeds.
    Safety distances.
    Warning signs
    Horn, flashing lights, hazard warning lights.

Topic VIII: Other participants in road traffic

  • Public transport
    Buses, school buses and trams, bus stops, taxis.
    Other motor vehicles
    Motorbikes, cars, large and heavy vehicles.
    Other road users
    Cyclists, pedestrians, pedestrian crossings, pedestrian crossings, children, elderly and vulnerable people.
    Traffic calming measures
    Zone 30, Zone 20, traffic-calmed area, pedestrian zone areas, structural measures.

Topic IX:

Traffic behaviour during driving manoeuvres, traffic observation

  • Driving in and out
    Driving side by side
    Changing lanes, zipping
    Narrow places.
    Overtaking bans, special hazards.
    Recognising the intersection, inside/outside mirrors, turn signals, shoulder view/guarding, getting into lane, distance from intersection, adjusting speed, recognising right of way, observing priority, turning, accelerating, turning via a diversion (difficult traffic routing), dangers when turning.
    Turning and reversing

Topic X: Stationary traffic

  • Stopping and parking
    Basic principles, parking manoeuvres, parking in a car park, stopping restrictions, parking bans, facilities for monitoring parking time.
    Getting in and out of the car
    Securing the vehicle, dangers and behaviour.
    Securing broken down vehicles
    Towing, towing and towing to a place.

Topic XI: Behaviour in special situations. Consequences of violating traffic regulations

  • Use of lighting equipment
    Parking lights, dipped headlights, main beams, secondary rear lights, fog lights, use of lighting devices when stopping and parking.
    Behaviour towards special vehicles
    Blue flashing light, yellow flashing light.
    Traffic control by police officers
  • Behaviour after a traffic accident
    The 10-point checklist, safeguarding, first aiders, getting help, other duties, the wildlife accident.
    Consequences of violating traffic regulations
    Warning, penalty notice, criminal offence, points system, driving ban, revocation of driving licence, reissue, medical-psychological examination (MPU).

Topic XII: Lifelong learning

  • Novice and young drivers
    Facts, driving experience, accompanied driving, risk-taking, the „discount accident“.
    Older drivers
    Advanced training seminars
    Probationary driving licence, advanced seminar for novice drivers (ASF), voluntary seminar for novice drivers (FSF), advanced seminar for those with points (ASP), traffic psychology counselling.
    Further education
    Risks due to lack of information, safety training, courses on environmentally friendly driving.
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