Driving: Medical Examinations:Written question - 261518

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Asked by Patrick Grady
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Asked on: 07 June 2019
Department for Transport
Driving: Medical Examinations
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many D4 medical examination applications have been refused during (a) each of the five years prior to December 2014 and (b) each year since December 2014.
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Answered by: Michael Ellis
Answered on: 12 June 2019

The table below shows the number of lorry or bus driving licence applications that have been refused or revoked for medical reasons over the last 10 years. However, not all these applications will have been supported by a D4 medical examination report.

Year

Group 2 licence applications

2009

Not held

2010

4,583

2011

5,539

2012

6,122

2013

7,464

2014

7,494

2015

8,095

2016

10,665

2017

11,213

2018

12,242

2019 (until the end of May)

4,639

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