Title: Compendium of Key Statistics for the Driver and Vehicle Agency 2012/13
Organisation: Department for Infrastructure (NI)
Date uploaded: 14th June 2013
Date published/launched: May 2013
This is a compendium report providing information on the Testing, Licensing and Enforcement / Compliance activities of the Driver and Vehicle Agency. The report also contains performance over previous years.
the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA). It presents a summary of the key business volumes and activities performed by the DVA during 2012/13, together with comparable data for the previous four financial years.
• Applications Received:
-DVA received 1,018,569 applications for vehicle tests during 2012/13, a decrease of 0.3% from the previous year, and 15.0% up on the volumes received in 2008/09.
• Test Appointments Provided:
-The 1,013,343 test appointments provided by DVA, which include Full Tests, Retests and those where the customer failed to attend (FTA), marked an decrease of just below 1% from 2011/12.
• Pass Rates:
-The overall pass rate for full vehicle tests during 2012/13 stood at 78.5%. Across
the larger volume test categories, pass rates ranged from 93.1% for motorcycles to 70.0% for HGVs.
• Theory Testing Pass Rates:
-During 2012/13 the theory test pass rate varied by category, from a high of 83.9% for PCV Hazard Perception to a low of 58.7% for Private Cars. The pass rate for Private Car tests has steadily declined, from 66.1% in 2008/09 to 58.7% in 2012/13.
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