Driver and rider testing and instructor statistics: July to September 2015
- Department for Transport
- Part of:
- Driving tests and instructors, Practical driving and riding test pass rates (DRT01), Practical car test pass rates (DRT02), Practical motorcycle test pass rates (DRT04), Practical passenger carrying vehicles (PCV) test pass rates (DRT06) Approved driving instructor test pass rates (DRT07), Numbers of approved driving instructors (INS01), Compulsory training and incident statistics (INS05), Practical large goods vehicles (LGV) test pass rates (DRT05), and Driving theory tests (DRT50)
- 10 December 2015
Statistics on the number of practical driver and rider tests undertaken as well as approved driving instructor statistics in Great Britain.
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Information on the number and pass rates of driving and riding practical tests conducted in Great Britain for the quarter July to September 2015, and also statistics on driving instructors.
The statistics are derived from data held by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), which administers the driving test and training schemes in Great Britain.
During July to September 2015:
- the total numbers of driving theory and practical tests both increased over the last year, by 17% and 5% respectively. In the last quarter, 444,000 practical and 572,000 theory tests were conducted, almost 90% being car tests
- the most rapid increases were again for Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) tests, up 34% overall, reflecting the improving economy and current high demand for professional lorry drivers
Driving tests and instructors statistics
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Published: 10 December 2015
From: Department for Transport
Part of: Driving tests and instructors Practical driving and riding test pass rates (DRT01) Practical car test pass rates (DRT02) Practical motorcycle test pass rates (DRT04) Practical passenger carrying vehicles (PCV) test pass rates (DRT06) Approved driving instructor test pass rates (DRT07) Numbers of approved driving instructors (INS01) Compulsory training and incident statistics (INS05) Practical large goods vehicles (LGV) test pass rates (DRT05) Driving theory tests (DRT50)