Young drivers describe their day on the test track

Those taking part in today's driving course for young drivers from the countryside have described how it will help them in the future.

Amy Purvin, 18, from North Herefordshire has been brought up in the farming community for most of her life. She says practising skidding will help her in poor driving conditions in the future.

Anna-May Furness, 18, lives on a farm near Kidderminster. She says a number of her friends have been involved in road accidents.

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Young rural drivers at risk

Young drivers in the Midlands countryside are twice as likely to have a serious road accident than those living in cities. Today motorists from across the region got advanced training to help them prepare for dangerous conditions.