Northumberland town named among easiest places in UK to pass driving test

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New analysis has found that Blyth is one of the easiest places to pass your driving test in the UK.

The study by A-Plan Insurance examined the pass rate percentage of major driving test centres in the UK – those that have conducted at least 1,000 tests since April 2020 - to determine the one with the highest pass rate.

Yeovil, Somerset came out on top with a 67% pass rate, followed by Dorchester in Dorset on 66% and Aberdeen South on 65.9%. Lee on the Solent is fourth easiest with a pass rate of 65.8%, followed by Blyth on 64.7%.

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The hardest place to pass a driving test is Erith, in the London borough of Bexley, where the pass rate is 29.4%.

Blyth driving test centre.Blyth driving test centre.
Blyth driving test centre.

A spokesperson for A-Plan Insurance said: “Taking a driving test is a landmark moment in anyone’s life, and can often feel very daunting. It’s fascinating to see the considerable difference in success rates between major test centres."

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