Table 4.1.3 Heavy Vehicle Driving Tests Yearly pass rates by selected variables

Demographic Breakdown YEAR
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021*
Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate
TOTAL 11,790 74.6% 8,656 67.7% 6,255 70.8% 5,900 69.5% 4,641 70.4% 4,747 67.3% 4,517 67.8% 4,217 66.7% 4,105 68.9% 4,114 68.0% 3,786 69.8% 3,303 72.0% 3,043 74.7% 2,785 74.2% 2,696 73.9% 2,490 74.3% 2,228 75.0% 2,355 79.6% 2,516 79.4% 2,518 80.3% 2,566 79.9% 2,473 77.5% 2,139 80.8% 1,187 77.7%
GENDER: Male 10,715 74.7% 7,679 68.3% 5,576 71.3% 5,155 70.2% 4,025 71.5% 4,192 67.4% 3,957 68.6% 3,690 67.2% 3,585 69.4% 3,558 68.4% 3,205 70.5% 2,758 72.9% 2,586 74.5% 2,335 74.5% 2,246 74.5% 2,065 74.4% 1,833 75.7% 1,965 79.3% 2,104 80.3% 2,117 80.8% 2,109 80.1% 2,078 77.4% 1,834 81.0% 1,000 76.6%
GENDER: Female 1,075 73.0% 977 62.5% 679 66.4% 745 64.8% 616 63.5% 555 66.3% 560 61.8% 527 63.0% 520 66.0% 556 65.6% 581 65.6% 545 67.5% 457 75.7% 450 72.7% 450 70.7% 425 73.6% 395 71.9% 390 81.0% 412 74.5% 401 77.3% 457 79.0% 395 78.0% 305 79.7% 187 83.4%
AGE: 16-19 608 79.6% 555 69.2% 417 71.5% 335 68.4% 254 67.7% 179 67.6% 170 71.8% 146 67.8% 119 80.7% 162 66.7% 167 71.3% 126 71.4% 115 70.4% 113 77.9% 118 73.7% 132 75.0% 130 78.5% 104 78.8% 119 76.5% 136 75.7% 109 83.5% 127 81.9% 115 82.6% 66 74.2%
AGE: 20-24 2,718 76.9% 1,938 69.3% 1,403 71.1% 1,248 70.7% 955 72.4% 942 67.9% 856 69.7% 756 66.5% 749 69.2% 674 70.5% 643 71.4% 583 71.9% 545 79.4% 476 74.2% 507 73.6% 450 76.4% 454 75.1% 423 82.7% 463 82.9% 413 79.7% 485 79.8% 431 81.4% 363 81.8% 194 76.8%
AGE: 25-29 2,703 76.5% 1,922 69.3% 1,288 72.1% 1,213 71.6% 836 74.6% 872 69.3% 826 70.2% 784 69.0% 641 72.2% 710 71.7% 648 72.5% 485 76.1% 483 76.6% 457 76.8% 418 80.1% 397 75.1% 321 78.2% 374 81.3% 433 83.4% 413 84.3% 430 81.6% 397 79.3% 338 83.4% 177 81.9%
AGE: 30-39 3,409 74.6% 2,484 68.2% 1,797 72.5% 1,755 70.9% 1,348 71.5% 1,427 69.4% 1,321 70.1% 1,264 69.0% 1,266 71.6% 1,235 71.6% 1,063 71.5% 886 74.6% 794 76.6% 731 75.9% 625 76.5% 582 76.8% 496 73.8% 574 81.5% 606 79.0% 591 84.3% 566 83.6% 545 80.9% 524 81.3% 298 79.5%
AGE: 40-49 1,664 69.1% 1,250 64.4% 952 67.6% 935 66.1% 829 68.6% 899 64.7% 883 66.0% 828 66.1% 866 65.9% 846 66.4% 820 69.4% 731 72.6% 634 74.0% 558 71.1% 600 73.5% 523 72.1% 422 78.4% 450 79.3% 454 81.3% 475 79.8% 483 79.3% 462 76.8% 366 82.0% 191 83.8%
AGE: 50+ 688 66.9% 507 58.8% 398 64.6% 414 62.6% 419 59.2% 428 59.8% 461 54.9% 439 56.7% 464 59.3% 487 53.6% 445 59.6% 492 62.6% 472 65.9% 450 71.6% 428 65.0% 406 70.0% 405 69.1% 430 72.8% 441 71.0% 490 74.3% 493 74.0% 511 68.7% 433 76.0% 261 69.7%
ATTEMPT # 1 9,454 74.4% 6,539 64.4% 4,798 67.5% 4,432 65.8% 3,490 66.2% 3,478 62.2% 3,354 63.7% 3,098 61.7% 3,051 65.0% 3,045 63.2% 2,847 65.4% 2,548 68.0% 2,416 71.8% 2,182 71.3% 2,137 70.6% 1,974 71.7% 1,779 73.0% 1,945 78.0% 2,092 77.5% 2,102 78.4% 2,170 78.4% 2,048 75.9% 1,818 79.4% 984 75.7%
ATTEMPT # 2 1,895 76.9% 1,800 79.2% 1,241 82.2% 1,251 81.9% 992 84.3% 1,075 81.4% 992 80.9% 966 81.2% 888 80.6% 924 82.3% 809 83.4% 667 87.0% 566 86.2% 534 84.6% 500 87.0% 451 86.3% 393 83.5% 365 86.6% 389 88.7% 386 89.9% 361 88.6% 372 85.2% 293 89.8% 188 87.2%
ATTEMPT # 3 336 71.7% 258 72.5% 182 78.6% 173 75.7% 127 78.7% 159 81.1% 136 72.1% 127 78.7% 138 79.0% 126 81.0% 110 82.7% 67 71.6% 53 83.0% 64 82.8% 52 82.7% 48 70.8% 48 81.3% 43 90.7% 32 87.5% 29 89.7% 30 80.0% 47 83.0% 25 80.0% 13 92.3%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 105 61.0% 59 61.0% 34 76.5% 44 63.6% 32 71.9% 35 77.1% 35 71.4% 26 53.8% 28 82.1% 19 68.4% 20 70.0% 21 81.0% 8 75.0% 5 100% 7 71.4% 17 64.7% 8 75.0% 2 100% 3 100% 1 100% 5 80.0% 6 100% 3 100% 2 50.0%
Light Rigid DRIVING TEST 2,655 75.4% 2,602 63.6% 2,171 67.5% 2,009 64.8% 1,580 66.5% 1,618 62.8% 1,440 59.3% 1,326 61.5% 1,405 63.8% 1,426 62.9% 1,431 66.7% 1,263 69.0% 1,168 73.9% 1,093 72.6% 1,012 72.8% 961 74.4% 805 73.0% 875 78.6% 893 78.4% 831 78.7% 883 80.2% 742 78.7% 656 81.3% 340 79.7%
Medium Rigid DRIVING TEST 4,551 75.6% 3,160 69.6% 2,243 72.9% 2,199 73.1% 1,788 72.5% 1,849 70.2% 1,799 71.7% 1,698 68.9% 1,634 71.4% 1,631 69.4% 1,364 70.4% 1,211 74.2% 1,060 74.8% 928 75.2% 1,015 73.5% 922 74.2% 915 76.5% 907 79.1% 961 79.7% 1,035 79.9% 1,005 79.4% 1,031 76.3% 851 79.9% 556 75.5%
Heavy Rigid DRIVING TEST 2,738 74.0% 1,873 68.3% 1,243 70.6% 1,148 69.2% 899 70.2% 871 69.3% 866 71.4% 812 66.5% 717 72.1% 742 70.9% 688 73.7% 533 70.4% 495 75.8% 473 76.7% 421 77.2% 418 73.0% 374 74.6% 407 80.1% 443 80.4% 492 81.3% 474 80.4% 503 77.3% 427 82.4% 192 81.8%
Heavy Combination DRIVING TEST 1,842 71.7% 1,011 70.7% 592 75.2% 535 72.7% 360 77.2% 395 67.1% 399 72.7% 369 74.0% 318 72.3% 291 77.7% 272 72.4% 271 78.2% 285 75.8% 252 73.8% 198 75.3% 173 76.9% 122 80.3% 154 87.7% 205 80.0% 153 87.6% 196 79.1% 191 79.6% 193 81.9% 93 76.3%
Heavy Vehicle SHORT MANUAL DRIVING TESTS 4 100% 10 80.0% 6 83.3% 9 100% 14 92.9% 14 78.6% 13 76.9% 12 100% 31 61.3% 24 75.0% 31 77.4% 25 84.0% 35 71.4% 39 66.7% 50 70.0% 16 75.0% 12 50.0% 12 66.7% 14 78.6% 7 85.7% 8 100% 6 83.3% 12 50.0% 6 50.0%

* 2021 data include tests up to and including 30JUN2021