Driving: Licensing

Department for Transport written question – answered on 16th October 2018.

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Photo of Jack Dromey Jack Dromey Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many Group 1 driving licences have been revoked for eyesight related conditions by age in each of the last five years.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The information held at Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency does not differentiate between the driving licences that have been refused and those that have been revoked. The number of Group 1 licences that have been refused or revoked for eyesight related conditions by age in each of the last five years is shown in the table below:

Age

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

15

1

0

0

0

0

16

13

17

13

9

11

17

84

80

84

78

68

18

74

79

72

74

65

19

58

45

59

50

78

20

44

45

60

50

53

21

38

54

40

49

39

22

44

53

34

39

43

23

54

38

28

39

48

24

37

42

39

49

39

25

46

46

47

41

49

26

31

46

37

45

38

27

38

42

32

45

44

28

39

32

35

35

40

29

33

39

40

27

45

30

38

29

32

28

45

31

34

42

26

35

49

32

34

34

30

44

35

33

23

44

36

31

44

34

30

37

30

34

35

35

25

39

39

36

34

36

39

36

26

47

34

37

31

38

30

28

25

38

25

23

31

46

24

39

38

55

33

29

23

40

28

37

37

37

32

41

26

28

37

42

29

42

36

37

35

42

36

43

28

43

42

47

41

44

31

37

50

44

41

45

39

41

41

58

59

46

47

35

24

52

54

47

39

40

50

52

47

48

43

56

52

38

61

49

64

50

45

45

46

50

45

64

60

66

45

51

52

64

51

62

47

52

43

51

46

58

56

53

55

63

69

56

43

54

67

65

49

37

50

55

62

71

69

56

66

56

63

57

61

63

58

57

53

68

71

62

66

58

55

61

56

57

46

59

75

50

59

60

52

60

61

74

74

68

70

61

52

64

69

56

59

62

64

77

58

61

66

63

59

56

68

62

64

64

52

60

73

71

58

65

65

71

71

62

89

66

61

85

90

86

96

67

80

83

109

110

78

68

82

102

117

98

93

69

453

455

271

176

212

70

202

210

270

302

243

71

93

113

116

121

95

72

278

284

230

157

201

73

201

218

296

261

247

74

125

131

104

111

124

75

235

261

230

193

262

76

172

242

342

369

291

77

130

135

148

136

154

78

267

310

253

209

263

79

211

275

371

379

305

80

150

180

182

150

142

81

279

319

227

207

236

82

277

286

342

420

322

83

144

147

159

170

134

84

243

267

206

156

210

85

196

262

341

307

247

86

121

138

154

123

113

87

183

193

119

110

153

88

150

198

198

229

195

89

71

95

67

88

82

90

95

116

80

61

66

91

73

91

99

103

79

92

35

38

41

34

39

93

30

27

41

23

31

94

24

36

33

33

8

95

14

15

7

11

0

96

10

8

4

2

10

97

10

8

6

3

4

98

3

2

1

1

2

99

1

1

0

0

0

100

0

1

1

1

1

101

0

1

0

0

0

102

0

0

0

0

0

103

0

2

0

0

0

Total

6,954

7,789

7,605

7,342

7,127

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