Young drivers

Learning to drive is a key moment in the life of many young people and can be a time of anxiety for parents. Being able to drive allows greater independence to get around, especially in areas where public transport is limited.

However, the sad fact is that young drivers aged 17-24 make up just over 5 per cent of UK full driving licence holders yet are involved in over 20 per cent of fatal or serious collisions in which they are the driver.

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