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Graduated Driver Licences - IAM RoadSmart responds to introduction of the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (New Drivers) Bill

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Graduated Driver Licences - IAM RoadSmart responds to introduction of the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (New Drivers) Bill

Yesterday, Kim Leadbeater MP brought forward the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (New Drivers) Bill as a 10-minute motion. Responding, IAM RoadSmart Director of Policy and Standards Nicholas Lyes said:

"Evidence from around the world shows that graduated driver licensing saves lives and reduces injuries where it has been introduced. In 2022, more than 300 people in Britain lost their lives following a collision involving a younger car driver and more than 4,500 suffered serious injuries. These are appalling figures and the time has come to urgently take action to stop more needless deaths on our roads. This is why we support a form of graduated driver licensing and why we encourage MPs and politicians from all parties to back this Bill, save lives and make today's youngsters safer drivers of tomorrow."

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