The Government will today discuss plans to reduce the number of deaths on the roads, road accidents are the main cause of death for young people aged 15 to 24.
- In 2011 390 people between the ages of 16 and 24 were killed on the roads, 158 of these deaths were young drivers
- Young male drivers have much higher crash rates than young females, with 27% of 17 to 19 year old males involved in a road collision within the first year of passing their test
- One in five new drivers will have a crash within six months of passing their tests
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