Lessons are ‘failing drivers to prepare for life behind the wheel’ (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)
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Lessons are ‘failing drivers to prepare for life behind the wheel’
More than four-in-ten young drivers in Yorkshire and Humberside – 44 per cent – have been involved in a car accident in their early years of driving, according to a new report.
The study, launched yesterday by The Co-operative Insurance, found that young drivers across the UK say lessons are failing to prepare them for life on the road and want an overhaul of the learning process to better equip the next generation of motorists.
After passing their driving tests, many are not ready to face everyday situations including driving on motorways, on their own or in the dark. Almost half felt unprepared for motorway driving and around one in three were not ready for night-time driving. The same number were incapable of driving alone.