A 12-month 'learner stage' and a driving curfew between 10 pm and 5am are among the changes that have been proposed for new drivers.
The government's Transport Research Laboratory has suggested a new system for learners, aimed at cutting the number of accidents involving young motorists.
ITV News' Rupert Evelyn reports:
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