Young drivers in the Midlands' countryside are twice as likely to have a serious road accident than those living in cities.
A study by the National Federation of Young Farmers found Lincolnshire to be the third worst place for accidents.
Today motorists from across the region got advanced training to help them prepare for dangerous conditions. Chris Halpin reports.
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