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Young drivers nearly twice as likely to crash on rural roads

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A survey has uncovered ‘disturbing evidence’ of young drivers’ safety record on rural roads.

Evidence shows that young rural drivers are nearly twice as likely (44 per cent) to be involved in a collision compared with young urban drivers.

Government proposals to curb the excesses of newly-qualified young drivers have received surprise backing – from young drivers themselves.

Research reveals that four in 10 drivers aged 17-25 would welcome mandatory motorway driving lessons, with a similar number backing night-time motorway lessons and breath-alcohol ...

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