Collection

Driving tests and instructors statistics

Driving tests and instructors statistics information.

The Department for Transport produces 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 (DVSA) 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 use this contact for their personal statistics.

Technical information

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.

Pre-release access list

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

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We continuously review the content of these statistics to ensure they are meeting users’ needs. We continue to welcome any feedback on these statistics.

Driving tests and instructors statistics enquiries

Data tables associated with this series

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Statistical data set