Thursday, 25 May 2006
Dáil Eireann Debate
190. Ms Shortall asked the Minister for Transport the data available to him on the profile of driving test applicants in respect of proximity to test centre choices, sex, age and other categories; and the details of same in respect of those currently waiting. [20262/06]
Minister for Transport (Mr. Cullen): Any person may apply for a driving test to be conducted at a driving test centre of their choice. Information on the gender and age of applicants is only compiled once driving tests are completed.
191. Ms Shortall asked the Minister for Transport the data available to him on the profile of provisional licence holders in respect of proximity to test centre choices, sex, age and other categories; and the details of same in respect of those currently waiting. [20263/06]
The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government who hold and administer the National Driver File has advised that the breakdown of provisional licence holders by sex and age at 31st December, 2005 is as follows:
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