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Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Licensing

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 286288, tabled on 3 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the (a) average and (b) median waiting time is for a person whose heavy goods vehicle licence is subject to a medical review in each of the last five years.

Answered on

9 September 2019

The table below shows (a) the average time and (b) the median time it took the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency to issue a driving licence to Group 2 (lorry or bus) drivers who were subject to a medical investigation. Information on the median time for 2015 to 2017 is not available.

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20 (to 3 Sept)

(a) Average time days

61

43

37

33

34

(b)Median time

n/a

n/a

15

17

16

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