21/07/2021

5,463 Driving Test Applications Received In June 2021

The Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) received 5,463 applications for a driving test in June 2021, a significant drop on the more than 15,000 applications they received in May.

The figure was revealed in the latest report from the the DVA, 'Monthly Tests Conducted Statistics – June 2021'.

The DVA driver testing booking system opened to all customers in the first week of May 2021.

The number of test applications received in June 2021 was 27% higher than the five year June average (4,314).
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In the same month, the DVA conducted 6,619 driving tests – more than 1,100 tests compared with the 5,500 tests conducted in May, and 57% higher than the five year June average (4,314). It is also the highest number of driving tests conducted for a single month since the beginning of published DVA statistics in April 2014.

Private cars accounted for 82% of all driving tests conducted in June.

In June 2021, the DVA conducted 11,318 theory tests, the highest number recorded in our series for a single month, and over double that for the five year June average (5,042). Private cars account for 88% of all theory tests conducted during May (9,941).

For the month of June, the DVA received just over 8,000 applications for a theory test appointment. This is 29% (1,818) above the five year average for the month of June (6,265).

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The full list of June results are available now on the DVA website.

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