Fail again. Fail better: writer Ian Maleney on the rite of passage that is the driving test, via Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1...

"Learning to drive is expensive, time-consuming, bureaucratic, frustrating, and in my case interminable. Learning to drive as an adult - when you can't rely on a parent's car; when you have to pay for lessons just to get some practice; when, having left school behind some time ago, you've grown unaccustomed to being examined at all – is even more painful, and even more expensive too. The system is not designed for people like me, or so I tell myself..."

Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1, Sundays at 9.10am - listen back here.