Department for Transport written question – answered on 13th September 2022.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people were awaiting a practical driving test as on 2 September (a) 2021 and (b) 2022.
Driver testing services were significantly disrupted during the pandemic, which has led to a high demand for learners who are now wanting to take their driving test. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is working hard to provide as many practical driving test appointments as it can.
The table below shows the number of people who had a practical car driving test booked and were awaiting to sit that test. Data for 2 September 2022 cannot be provided as reports are generated weekly. Therefore, the closest comparable data has been given.
Monday 30 August 2021
Monday 29 August 2022
Number of people with a practical car driving booked / awaiting to sit that test
Yes1 person thinks so
No0 people think not
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