Statistics on the number and pass rates of driving and riding practical tests conducted in Great Britain for July to September 2017, including statistics on driving instructors.

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During July to September 2017, there were:

  • 551,753 theory tests
  • 498,349 practical tests

Compared with July to September 2016, this was:

  • a decrease of 3.7% across all theory tests
  • an increase of 6.6% across all practical tests

Car tests made up 90% of theory and 89% practical tests during July to September 2017.

Comparing Large Goods Vehicle tests for July to September 2017 to July to September 2016, there was:

  • a decrease of 9.6% in practical vocational tests
  • a decrease of 31.6% in practical CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) tests

At the end of September 2017, there were 39,386 Approved Driving Instructors (ADI) on the statutory register. This was:

  • a decrease of 0.6% compared to September 2016
  • a decrease of 14.5% compared to September 2012

At the end of September 2017, there were 2,467 approved Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) motorcycle instructors. This was:

  • a decrease of 1% compared to September 2016
  • a decrease of 17.5% compared to September 2012