Young passengers fearful of their friends driving

Over half of young passengers in vehicles with young drivers fear for their safety, a survey reveals

The survey of over 8,000 young people also revealed that nearly 60% had feared for their lives when in a vehicle driven by one of their friends. For the full survey results visit the Road Safety Week website

  • 24% have been a passenger with a young driver who had taken drugs or alcohol or both
  • 54% have been a passenger with a young driver who has broken speed limits by more than 10mph
  • 82% of young people support restrictions of at least one type for novice drivers
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