Almost a third of people directly affected by limitations on driving tests

Almost one in eight people say they know of at least one learner driver who is getting behind the wheel unaccompanied.

A new survey from AA Roadwatch has found almost a third of people have been directly affected by limitations on driving tests.

Currently just essential workers are allowed take the exam, as part of the Government's Level 5 restrictions.

The AA's Barry Aldworth, says the Department of Transport must explore every avenue to cut the backlog down, when it's safe to do so: