RoSPA launches young drivers' course

A driving course has been launched by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for young motorists to improve their driving ability.

The course is aimed at young adults between the age of 17 to 24. According to RoSPA, car accidents remain the single biggest cause of death and injury to young motorists in the UK. Every year more than 300 newly-qualified drivers along with their passengers are killed in car crashes.

Rick Wood, head of training at RoSPA's driver and fleet solutions team, said: "Our assessment is a great start in improving the current state of affairs for young drivers. The blunt fact is that many of them crash soon after passing their test."

He said he is confident about the assessment and believes that it will help young motorists to identify weak areas in their driving.

Driving course trainers will be holders of the Police Advanced Drivers' Qualification and give candidates with both a written and verbal report on their performance.

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