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Driving tests and instructors statistics

Driving tests and instructors statistics information.

This page presents information on the number of driving and riding theory and practical tests undertaken in Great Britain, and also statistics on driving instructors.

All of the statistics are derived from data held by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency which administers the driving test scheme in Great Britain.

For more detailed statistics than are available in the published tables please contact FOI@dsa.gsi.gov.uk. Driving instructors should also this contact for their personal statistics.

Note on revisions (last updated 11 December 2014)

Some discrepancies have been found in table INS0101, therefore some corrections have been made and other parts of the table have been withdrawn while further checks are carried out. It was hoped that the revisions could be made by December 2014, but checks have since revealed the full extent of the necessary work and this was not possible. Withdrawn data will be revised or re-instated as soon as possible.

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Technical information

Driving tests and instructors statistics notes and definitions

User feedback

We continuously review the content of these statistics to ensure they are meeting users’ needs. We continue to welcome any feedback on these statistics. Feedback may be given via the contact details provided below:

Driving tests and instructors statistics enquiries

National statistics

All of the statistics published in this series are Official Statistics. The department’s view is that all statistics which are not designated as National Statistics are robust and have been produced to a suitable standard.

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Pre-release access list

The post holders given access to these statistics up to 24 hours prior to release are available in the pre-release access list.

Driving tests and instructors statistics pre-release access list

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Data tables associated with this series

  1. Practical driving and riding test pass rates (DRT01)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set
  2. Practical car test pass rates (DRT02)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set
  3. Practical motorcycle test pass rates (DRT04)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set
  4. Practical large goods vehicles (LGV) test pass rates (DRT05)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set
  5. Practical Passenger carrying vehicles (PCV) test pass rates (DRT06)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set
  6. Approved driving instructor test pass rates (DRT07)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set
  7. Driving theory tests (DRT50)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set
  8. Numbers of approved driving instructors (INS01)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set
  9. Compulsory training and incident statistics (INS05)

    • 11 December 2014
    • Statistical data set