Things You Only Know When You Learn To Drive In Your 30s

Photographed by Anna Jay
For years I've been putting off learning to drive, and it turns out I'm not alone – recent figures show that record numbers of young people aren't hitting the road. Whether it’s because we’re more environmentally minded, just can't afford it or are holding out for self-driving cars (my excuse), millennials aren’t getting their L plates.
But finally, at the age of 33 – after realising I could never do that California road trip and would be useless when the zombie apocalypse comes – I decided to get behind the wheel. Here’s what happened...

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