Ban on learner drivers using motorways is to be lifted in a bid to make roads SAFER!

Mail Online | 8/12/2017 | Brendan Carlin Political Reporter For The Mail On Sunday
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Learner drivers are to be allowed on motorways in an attempt to improve road safety, it was announced last night.

This follows fears that the current M-way ban on learners leads to many being 'traumatised' when they start to use them after passing their test.

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From next year, learners will be able to drive on motorways with an approved driving instructor in a dual-control car.

This follows a consultation exercise by the Department for Transport which reported 'wide support' for the reform.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said: 'Younger drivers are up to seven times more likely to be killed or seriously injured compared with drivers over 25, and lack of experience is an important factor.

'Allowing learners to drive on motorways in a supportive environment will help them develop a practical understanding of...
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