Road accidents 'biggest killer'

Extra tests for new drivers will be considered by the Transport Committee today as the latests statistics show the first increase in the number of people killed or seriously injured in road accidents since 1994.

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Young drivers need to 'think about their attitudes'

Road accidents continue to be the biggest killer of young people aged between 15 and 24 in Britain.

TV presenter Sophie Morgan was paralysed in a car accident when she was 18, she told Daybreak that attitudes need to change with young people.

She said the most effective way of reducing the number of deaths is, "tackling this problem at the very beginning, getting to young drivers and making them think about the way that their attitude and their behaviour changes the way that they drive."

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