Driver and rider tests and instructor statistics: supplementary tables
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||15 March 2012|
|Series:||Driving tests and instructors|
|Statistics topic:||Cars, Drivers, Practical driving test|
This publication presents information on the number and pass rates of approved driver instructor (ADI) tests conducted in Great Britain to 31 December 2011, as well as other statistics from the ADI register and the Integrated Register of Driver Trainers (IRDT). Information is also included on instructors for motorcycle compulsory basic training.
The statistics are derived from data held by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA).
This publication is a supplement to the Driver and Rider Test and Instructor Statistics bulletin published in February. From June, all the tables will be released together.
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- At 29 February 2012, there were 46,651 registered approved driving instructors in Great Britain. This is 423 fewer (0.9 per cent lower) than at the end of April 2011.
- From April 2011 to the end of February 2012 6,363 potential driving instructor applications were made. Of these, 689 applications were refused.
- Between April 2011 and 31 December 2011, 5,932 approved driving instructor Part 2 tests were conducted, with 3,133 resulting in a pass. The overall pass rate during the year stands at 53 per cent.
- Between April 2011 and 31 December 2011, 6,846 approved driving instructor Part 3 tests were conducted, with 2,148 resulting in a pass. The overall pass rate during the year stands at 31 per cent.
- At 31 December 2011, 2,667 compulsory basic training (CBT) instructor certificates were held. This is 542 fewer than there were at the end of June 2011.
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Information on Driver and Rider Test and Instructor statistics, including the pre-release access list, and related technical documentation, can be found here:
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