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Young drivers admit to being unsafe

29 September 2016

Four in ten new young drivers admit they are unsafe on the road and two thirds of parents agree they are at risk according to a new report released by Continental.

The UK research of 1,000 motorists aged 17 to 24 and 1,000 parents of young drivers as part of Continental's Vision Zero, a campaign that strives for improved road safety, found that 50 per cent of young motorists would not know where to start with basics like checking their tyres.

Less than half of young road users know what the legal tyre tread limit is and one in five have no idea what solution, such as a spare tyre, they have available in an event of a puncture.

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