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Bus Driver Tests

Volume 449: debated on Monday 24 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the pass rate was in each of the last three financial years for driving tests conducted by the Driving Standards Agency examiners on bus driver candidates; and how many bus driver candidates passed in each year. (87858)

The following table shows PCV (bus) tests conducted, number of passes and the pass rate for the last three financial years. Only tests conducted by DSA examiners are included.

Number tests

Number passes

Pass rate (percentage)

2003-04

10,083

4,591

45.5

2004-05

12,251

5,369

43.8

2005-06

11,648

5,175

44.4