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Will tougher tests cut young driver deaths?

28 January 2007

Writing in The Times on 2 Jan, Ben Webster suggested that existing rules on learning to drive are failing to make young drivers as safe as older, more experienced drivers. The report commented on solutions, such as making the test harder to pass or requiring learners to have a certain number of hours drive-time before they can take their test. Will this reduce the number of deaths on our roads? Read the report and leading article

RoadSafe will host a public debate on this issue on 8 March  – if you wish to attend please email mparish@roadsafe.com.