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When will I pass my driving test?

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Chloe Martell

June 4, 2019

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It’s an exciting time when it comes to booking your driving test. All the hard work you’ve put in, money on lessons and the stress of the theory test is all about to become worth it – you’re going in for your driving test – but when is the best time to book it?

If you’re worried about booking your driving test too early, or too late, we’re here to help! Our brand new Pass Probability Calculator is designed to look at just that – the probability that you’ll pass your driving test in a given month. We have analysed data for each test centre across the UK, seeing the pass rates in each month – and used it to calculate how likely you are to pass. Of course, we can’t determine your actual driving skills in this tool. When it comes to taking your test, make sure you’re as prepared as you can be and are ready to go!

All you have to do is pop in your details (your local driving test centre, age and the month you’re looking to book your test) and we’ll do all the hard work for you, calculating the likelihood of passing in that month – plus we’ll show you the pass rates of the nearest test centres and months, so you can compare.

We have plenty of blogs, tips and tricks to help you when it comes to preparing for your driving test. Perhaps you’re looking for places to drive in tour private practice? We’ve got 8 amazing drives for you to do. Maybe you’re looking for ways to build up your confidence as a learner driver? We’ve got you covered there, too! Whatever you want to know, check out our Driver Hub – where we aim to help learners and new drivers as much as we can!

If you’re wondering what the easiest and hardest places are in the UK to pass your driving test, then look no further!

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Data sourced from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) Practical car pass rates by gender, month and DTC report, published on the 19th of January 2019. Probability score was calculated as an average across 10 years’ worth of data from 2008 – 2018. Pass rates are available for the majority of centres/month across the dataset, with the exception of some locations due to closures and discrepancies in the data. Where unavailable, probability has been calculated using a smaller selection of months as an average. Department for Transport Statistics (DRT0203), based on Practical car pass rates by gender and age of candidate, Great Britain: April 2017 to March 2018.

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