Driving test pass rates revealed for test centres across Sussex

Figures from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency have revealed how hard it is to pass your driving test at centres across Sussex.

Thursday, 17th January 2019, 10:33 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:32 pm
Driving test centres across Sussex Picture: Google Maps
Driving test centres across Sussex Picture: Google Maps

The data covers the period from April to September 2018 – follow the links for more information on results from each test centre: Burgess Hill, Chichester, Crawley, Eastbourne, Hastings and Lancing. Read more: A Worthing blogger has launched a booklet for student motorists, having passed her driving test on her seventh attempt.

4,527 learners took their test at the Burgess Hill centre and 41 per cent of drivers were successful.
3,247 learners took their test at the Crawley centre and 41 per cent of drivers were successful.
The Eastbourne centre conducted 2,542 practical tests with 51 per cent of learners getting their licences.
1,958 learners took their test at the Hastings centre and 42 per cent of drivers were successful.
The Chichester centre conducted 2,680 practical tests with 52 per cent of learners getting their licences.
The Lancing centre conducted 3,608 practical tests with 50 per cent of learners getting their licences.
The average pass rate for test centres across Great Britain was 46 per cent.
The Pavilion, in Birmingham, was the toughest test centre, with just 29 per cent of learners getting their licences.
Gairloch, in the Scottish Highlands, had the highest pass rate, with 81 per cent of drivers passing their test.