EXCLUSIVE: Which MVA Site Passed the Most New Drivers in Maryland?

If you are planning on taking your Maryland driver’s license road test, a graph exclusively obtained by MyMCMedia could help steer you in the direction of which of the 18 Motor Vehicle Administration testing sites will give you the best odds of passing the test.Teens Driving 450x280

Hint: Gaithersburg’s MVA has the fifth highest fail rate in the state. The other Montgomery County MVA- White Oak- ranks 13th overall in its fail rate. Your best odds of passing- head to Hagerstown.

Take a look:

Driver Skills Test by Branch (July 2014 to April 2015) 

Branch Taken Passed Failed Pass % Fail %
Annapolis 10,362 5,575 4,787 54% 46%
Baltimore City 12,256 6,413 5,843 52% 48%
Bel Air 8,178 4,791 3,387 59% 41%
Beltsville 15,101 4,707 10,394 31% 69%
Cumberland 4,248 3,092 1,156 73% 27%
Easton 6,112 3,739 2,373 61% 39%
Elkton 5,746 3,922 1,824 68% 32%
Essex 9,940 4,390 5,550 44% 56%
Frederick 8,052 4,107 3,945 51% 49%
Gaithersburg 12,758 6,236 6,522 49% 51%
Glen Burnie 14,718 6,399 8,319 43% 57%
Hagerstown 7,009 5,407 1,602 77% 23%
Largo 10,859 5,990 4,869 55% 45%
Loveville 5,037 3,598 1,439 71% 29%
Salisbury 4,974 3,164 1,810 64% 36%
Waldorf 8,559 4,808 3,751 56% 44%
Westminster 6,889 2,971 3,918 43% 57%
White Oak 3,728 2,338 1,390 63% 37%
Total 154,526 81,647 72,879 53% 47%

Information provided by: Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration

Earlier this year MyMCMedia was the first to report that parallel parking was no longer a requirement of the driver’s license road test.

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Krista Brick

About Krista Brick

Krista Brick is a multi-media journalist with Montgomery Community Media.

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