LEARNERS and new motorists as young as 17, could drive away in a brand new Fiat 500 Lounge or a Vauxhall Corsa 1.2SXi through a new scheme which packages up a new car with free insurance and free driving lessons.

Young driver insurance specialist Marmalade launches its Fuel & Go scheme this month as part of its commitment to championing safer motoring among the younger generation.

The scheme is believed to be the only one of its kind in the UK to offer free insurance to 17- and 18-year-olds.