It's a frightening statistic five peple die on the roads every single day.
That's why pupils in Liverpool have been given a graphic demonstration of what it's like to be involved in car crash.
One of their classmates at Litherland High was cut out of the wreckage.
It comes just days after a 19 year old girl was sentenced after killing her best friend in a crash in Blackpool.
Merseyside fire crews are taking their campaign into schools to highlight the dangers to young drivers of the future.Our Correspondent Elaine Willcox was there.
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