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By CURTIS KILLMAN - Tulsa World Modified: June 17, 2013 at 6:27 am •  Published: June 17, 2013

The odds of passing a driver's test for a Class D license might depend in part on where the test is taken and who gives the exam, a Tulsa World analysis of exam data shows.

A review of Department of Public Safety driver's license skills test data shows a wide range of failure rates in Tulsa and across the state.

The disparity in test scores ranged from examiners who issued failing scores to 11 percent of those taking the Class D test, to an examiner at the west Tulsa station who had failed over half of the test subjects.

Class D exams are the most common licenses type in the state, comprising about three-fourths of all tests administered by DPS examiners, records show.

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