The hardest places to pass a driving test in the North East and how Newcastle compares

Only two local test centres saw over 50% of potential drivers pass their test.

Government data has shown how many new drivers hit the roads across the North East alongside pass rates for each test centre in the country.

From April 2023 until December 2023 over 1.3 million tests were taken with 668,038 people passing and being awarded a full licence.

This is how each North East test centre compares to the national average including sites in Newcastle, Northumberland, Durham and more.

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