PACTS publishes major report on road deaths among young drivers

January 26, 2017

Zero tolerance on drink driving, additional hazard perception training and graduated forms of licensing should become the norm to help tackle the disproportionate risks faced by young drivers and motorcycle riders in Europe, according to the YEARS report (Young Europeans Acting for Road Safety), launched today (26 January) by PACTS.

Commenting on the report, David Davies, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety said: “The scale of death and injury involving young drivers and riders is a tragedy. They continue to make up a disproportionate number of road casualties – in the UK and across Europe. We need policymakers to commit to introducing proven measures that can help reduce this risk.”

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