Young drivers could face ban from carrying non-family passengers

Young drivers may face a ban on carrying passengers who are not members of their family as the Government seeks to cut the number of deaths on the road involving teenagers.

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Young drivers face new curbs under road safety plans Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has said he would consider measures put forward by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) which could cut the number of accidents involving young motorists.

Other measures which the Government could look at include a curfew on night driving and zero tolerance on alcohol.

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Young drivers to face curbs

Young drivers may be prevented from carrying any passengers other than family members under proposals being considered by the Government, reports the Daily Telegraph.