Costs halt learner drivers

ITV news has learned that fewer people are taking their driving tests in the Midlands compared with last year.

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Learning to drive: The costs

The number of people learning has fallen in the Midlands by up to 10% in one year. Cost is one of the growing concerns among young motorists. Latest figures show it costs in the region of £2700 to become a driver.

  • Provisional licence: £50
  • Driving lessons: £1,128
  • Private practice: £1,422
  • Theory test: £31
  • Practical test: £75

TOTAL: £2706.00

Figures obtained from Uswitch and Money Supermarket

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