As part of the PSE programme for Year 12's we had a session with Craig Shawcroft, Crew Manager, Prevention & Inclusion. The focus of the session was to raise awareness of the need for young adults to drive responsibly as well as their role as a passenger.
Young drivers (17-24 years old) are at a much higher risk of crashing than older drivers. Drivers aged 17-19 only make up 1.5% of UK licence holders, but are involved in 12% of fatal and serious crashes.
Data on British drivers shows that: