Number of driving tests down in Wales

59,000 practical driving tests were taken in 2012-13 Credit: PA Wire

Welsh Government figures show the number of driving tests taken in Wales has fallen 6,000 in the last year.

And almost a quarter of households don't own a car.

The area with the least number of car owners is Merthyr Tydfil and the highest Powys.

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Fall in driving test numbers

Recent Welsh Government figures show the number of learners taking driving tests fell by 6,000 last year. The report says the decline is due to the cost of learning to get behind the wheel.