How to get Austria driver license B (So erhalten Sie einen Österreich-Führerschein B) You can begin taking driving lessons at the age of 15 years and six months if you get a B1 license. After getting some certain number of hours on the road, you will also have to take a series of tests. First, you have to present a certificate of good health from your doctor, Then, you have to undergo driving theory training with your driving school and pass a computer-based theory test. After all this, you then need to sit several practical tests. Generally, it takes several months to go through all the tests to gain an Austrian driving license B.