Here are the 10 Irish locations where it's easiest and hardest to pass the driving test 3 years ago

Here are the 10 Irish locations where it's easiest and hardest to pass the driving test

How does your county fare?

With news that the waiting period to take the driving test has increased to 13 weeks, it's likely that learner drivers will be using this additional time to brush up on their rules of the road and perfect their driving techniques.

Practice makes perfect, and while the principles of good driving are applicable to every single road, some test centres have a higher pass rate than others.

The Irish Times have obtained information from the RSA and Sligo town is the driving test centre with the highest success rate in 2016.

On the opposite end of things, Rathgar in Dublin has been named as the centre with the highest failure rate for this year.

Here are the centres with the with highest rate of passing the driving test.

  • Sligo (72%)
  • Ennis, Co Clare (71%)
  • Roscommon (68%)
  • Loughrea, Co Galway (65.5%)
  • Clifden, Galway(65.3%).
  • Longford (64.78%)
  • Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim (63.7%)
  • Tralee, Kerry (63.59%)
  • Birr, Offally(63.53%)
  • Castlebar, Mayo(62.2%)

Here are the centres with the with lowest rate of passing the driving test.

  • Rathgar (57.1%)
  • Tallaght, Co Dublin (53.3%)
  • Shannon, Co Clare (52.9%)
  • Naas, Co Kildare (52.57%)
  • Wicklow (51.9%)
  • Raheny (48.46%)
  • Finglas (49.43%)
  • Kilkenny
  • Cork
  • Navan

You can look at the full list here.