MPs to consider graduated driving licences

Post date: Aug 7, 2020 5:58:12 AM

Transport Committee to hold evidence session looking at how graduated licencing could mitigate the risk novice drivers face on the road

MPs are set to consider graduated driving licences (GDLs), which would see newly qualified drivers banned from the roads at night and during the early hours of the morning.

The Transport Committee - a cross-party group of MPs who scrutinise the Department for Transport (DfT) - is holding an evidence session on 2 September where it will consider why young and novice drivers are statistically a higher risk when it comes to road traffic collisions and casualties, and how this might be mitigated.

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