Driving Tests

Department for Transport written question – answered on 13th February 2019.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the driving test pass rate by the gender of the candidate (a) was before 4 December 2017 when changes to the test were introduced to include following instructions on a Sat Nav and (b) is currently.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The driving test pass rate for male and female candidates is as follows:

Gender

December 2016 – September 2017

December 2017 – September 2018

Male

50.5%

49.4%

Female

43.7%

42.3%

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