Young drivers 'should face restrictions'

More than three in four people believe there should be restrictions on young drivers after they pass their test.

Young drivers could face restrictions when they pass their test Credit: David Jones/PA Wire

Most of those keen on some curbs reckon learners should have a minimum 12 months of lessons, a survey by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) found.

There was also strong support for late-night driving bans on newly-qualified motorists, changes to the driving test and restrictions on the number of young passengers a novice driver could carry.

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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.