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One in eight road injuries 'involve teenage drivers'

The high number of teenage drivers involved in dangerous road accidents has come under the spotlight - one in eight collisions ending in injury caused by 17-19-year-olds, a survey from the RAC has shown.

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RAC call for 'graduated driving licensing' for teenagers

Graduated driving licensing (GDL) could help combat the number of young people killed on Britain's roads, the RAC has said.

The breakdown cover and insurance company believed the following measures would help:

  • A minimum learner period.
  • Lower alcohol limit for young drivers.
  • Limits on the number of young passengers drivers aged 17-19-years-old can carry.
  • A late-night curfew.

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