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Call to ban new drivers from roads at night

Nearly two thirds of Britons would like to see young drivers who have recently passed their driving test banned from the roads between midnight and 5am, a survey has found.

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Two thirds support curbs on new drivers

A big majority of people support placing driving restrictions on people aged 24 or under who have passed their test within the last year, according to a new poll.

Some 61 per cent supported a ban on them driving between midnight and 5am, while 66 per cent said they should be subject to limits over how many passengers they could carry, a poll of 2,101 adults carried out for the RAC Foundation found.

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