Around 2000 Examiners appointed for driving tests in UK for nearly around 380 test centres. Among those examiners few working part-time, rest of them work as full-time job.
These driving test centres have their own different driving test routes. These routes depend on location of test centre and it is the start and end point of practical test.
Some test centres often called difficult driving test centres as they may be situated in busy town centre. Where candidates have to face busy complex roundabouts, busy multi-lane roads etc. However some centres are called as easy driving test centre because they located in rural areas which roads are not as such busy.
The passing rate of driving test centres in these rural areas are often higher than those which are in busy towns. Overall in UK passing rate for practical tests is 47%.
In UK each driving test centre have different unique driving test pass rate. The pass rate for driving test centre mostly depends on area where test centre is located. The more big & busy the city is , the lower pass rate will be. As on roads more traffic, busy junctions, big roundabouts etc. That's why in rural areas pass rates of driving test is slightly higher. So ideally it is beneficial to book driving test in that test centre which has higher pass rate but take enough practice to familiarize yourself with that area road routes.
Driving test centres have set of test routes which covers almost every aspect of day to day driving chalanges. If you want to go outside of your area for those test centres with good pass rates, and not busy roads its beneficial to select driving instructor from that area who practice your lessons in that centre regular test routes. Take a look on best driving test time to secure more chances of pass.
Big & busy cities mostly have more than 1 driving test centre. You should ask you instructor which one to choose. As instructor know best of that area and test centre ie, he knows of instructors, busy roads, roundabouts and hazardous spots. So he will guide you better in choosing test centre.
You can find detailed information of driving test centre like parking on test day, toilets etc and how to book test on that particular test centre. Some of the test centres got long waiting time. You must check waiting time in your desired test centre before booking test.
Some of the test centres offers test service on Saturdays as well. Mostly road traffic is quiter on Saturdays, So taking test on Saturday could be helpful. However test fee could be little higher than normal week days.
To book driving test on Saturday, you should go through one of the booking method to check if your test centre have Saturday service. Find nearest local test centre by clicking Alphabet of starting city name above on this page.
Driving test centre reviews by candidates taken their test is available on test centre page. You can also submit your comments / reviews about your test experience. It will definitely help others.