A quarter of people say they failed their driving test because they hadn’t practiced enough.
A new survey by Aviva also shows 23% blamed nerves for not passing their test.
It saw 1,000 adults polled nationwide.
The research also shows pass rates for driving test centres around the country in 2021
It found a 54.3% average pass rate for Co Carlow and a 57.7% pass rate for Co Kilkenny.
Ballincollig in Cork was the centre with the highest pass rate in 2021 at 75.5%, while Nenagh in Co. Tipperary had the lowest pass rate at 42.1%.