Driving Test Pass Rates
Listed are the UK driving test centre pass rates for 2014. These driving test centre pass rates were last updated in December 2014. Compared to the driving test pass rates of 2011, a significant number of test centres have gained a higher driving test pass rate in the 2014 statistics. The 2014 driving test pass rates listed below represent official Driver and Vehicle Standards agency (DVSA) statistics for each of the UK driving test centres. A driving test can be taken at any DVSA practical driving test centre and is not dependent on the location of your residency. 2015 test pass statistics will be updated shortly.
Find your test centre pass rates
Use the A-Z menu to locate the practical test centre of your choice. Statistics range from April through to September 2014.
National Driving Test Centre Pass Rates
For the period of April through to September 2014, the total amount of practical driving tests conducted is 731,574. The total amount of practical driving tests passed is 345,789. The national driving test centre pass rate based on these dates is 47.3%
Driving test centre pass rates
Although the driving test pass rates for 2014 represent a significant increase over last years, each test centre has their own particular test routes that involve challenging areas. Choosing a test centre with a particularly high pass rate may increase your chances of passing overall, it could be difficult as you will not be familiar with the local test routes.
Whether your test centre has a low or high pass rate, before your driving test it is recommended that you gain knowledge of the local roads and routes that you will likely take during the test. A driving test will usually include the most difficult roads and traffic systems in the area and will typically include:
Practice the particularly difficult roads and traffic systems local to the test centre to increase the chances of passing. Choosing a local good driving instructor is beneficial. They will have first-hand experience of the areas the examiner will take you during the driving test.
Annual Driving Tests
How many driving tests taken each year. Statistics include tests conducted, tests passed and overall pass rate for males, females and total combination of all driving tests.
First time driving test pass rates
- Information for driving test candidates for first time driving test pass rates for all UK practical driving test centres.
Driving test pass rates of 2011
- A comparison of driving test pass rates of 2011 can be made if required.