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Driving: Young People

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 13953, tabled on 28 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his Department's press release, Government to overhaul young driver rules in bid to improve safety and cut insurance costs, issued 25 March 2013, when heplans to publish the Green Paper on young drivers referred to in that press release.

Answered on

2 November 2015

Every death is a tragedy and is one too many. However, there is a difficult balance to strikebetween the safety and the freedom of our young drivers, and we are currentlyundertaking research into how to make our roads safer. We will explore optionsaround how to improve learning to drive and encouraging people to practice morebefore they take their test.

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