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Benbecula is Scotland’s second best driving test centre, with an 84.6% pass rate.

It was pipped at the post by Inverary Test Centre in Argyll and Bute with a table-topping 86.1 per cent pass rate.

A fraction behind Benbecula was Mallaig, where 84.5% of learner drivers passed their test.

The statistics, compiled by insurer Veygo using data from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), come as a shake-up of the driving test to improve stagnating pass rates is being proposed.

The worst-performing test centres were in Glasgow. where Shieldhall L-plate drivers managed a 36.4% pass, while the Anniesland test centre managed a 42.5% pass rate.

The UK average is 48.4%.

The new proposed driving test regime is designed to tackle poor pass rates by making it more difficult for “unprepared” learners to sit their test before they are ready.

Those who fail would have to wait 28 days for a resit instead of the current 10 days.