Outside Cheetham Hill test centre
Figures released by the DVLA show that, in the six months to September 2016, only 33.3% of the 4,611 would-be drivers who took their test in Cheetham Hill managed to pass.
That is far below the national average of 47.4% and one of the worst rates in Great Britain.Only four of the 332 other test centres had a lower pass rate – and two of those were in London.The test centre at Salford’s fire station also had a terrible pass rate, at just 35.9%.
In Failsworth it was 36.2%, in Rochdale 39.2%, and in Middleton 39.8%.A bit better – but still below the national average – were West Didsbury (42.3%), Bury (43.5%) and Bredbury (46.9%).
On the top is Ashton under Lyne with a rate of 65.9%, one of the best rates in England.