Driving Tests: Waiting Lists

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 17 April 2024.

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Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 6 March 2024 to 16465 on Driving Tests: Waiting Lists, what the average waiting time for DVSA driving tests was across Great Britain as of 6 March 2024.

Photo of Guy Opperman Guy Opperman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s main priority is to reduce car practical driving test waiting times, whilst upholding road safety standards.

As of 8 April 2024, there were 510,385 car practical driving tests booked, and 119,545 driving tests available within the 24-week booking window.

The average waiting time for a car practical driving test in Great Britain, in March 2024, was 17.1 weeks.

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