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
Figures obtained from Uswitch and Money Supermarket
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