This is how many Irish people actually pass their driving test first time
We are a nation of motorists.
The dreaded driving test is a milestone a lot of us go through in life, but it turns out a lot of us have no reason to fear it with the majority of Ireland passing the test first time.
62.5% of motorists pass the driving test on their first attempt and 68% of drivers learned to drive by the age of 19.
Given our natural talent for road sports, it's no surprise that 40% of Irish motorists feel drivers in Ireland should not be retested, whereas some 31% believe drivers should be periodically retested every ten years.
When asked how they learned to drive, 41% had a qualified driving instructor, 30% were taught by a parent and 13% learned by themselves.
After passing their driving test 87% have no further driving instruction.
These figures have been compiled from a survey of 1,404 motorists carried out by Carzone.ie.