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BBC 3 airs powerful young driver documentary

15 April 2013

In a powerful programme due shown by BBC3 on 24th April, almost 10 years after the crash that left her paralysed, the Drive IQ ambassador, Sophie Morgan explores why road traffic collisions are the single biggest killer of young people in the UK, and meets people who, like her, have seen their lives transformed forever in just an instant.

As she talks to drivers whose actions have resulted in tragic accidents, and to victims and their families, she tries to understand why a fifth of new drivers will crash within a year of passing their test – and what can be done to stop that. Does it mean driving qualifications are obtained too early, or too easily?

As this powerful film unfolds, Sophie also comes to terms with what happened in her own accident – for the first time discussing the events of that night with the people her own bad driving could have killed.

Sophie is also featured in a Daily Telegraph article which can be seen here.

It is made in association with Surrey Safe Drive Stay Alive.  

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