young drivers

25th June 2018
Young drivers were involved in the most write-offs

Young drivers writing off their cars in their own street

It may come as no surprise to you, but according to a recent study young drivers were involved in the most write-offs on British roads last […]
17th July 2017
57% of British motorists think they’re a worse driver now than when they first passed their test.

Are you a better or worse driver now than when you first passed your test?

A scary 57% of British motorists think they’re a worse driver now than when they first passed their test. Not a great confidence booster for driving […]
13th March 2017
The new mobile phone penalties came into law at the start of March

New drivers will lose licence under new mobile penalties

Changes to the law which hope to prevent mobile phone use behind the wheel have taken effect. Now, if caught using a phone, you’ll receive a £200 […]
24th November 2016
Road safety charity Brake is urging all young drivers to take their pledge and drive safely.

Drivers urged to take ‘Brake Pledge’ for Road Safety Week

Have you taken the Brake Pledge? Road safety charity Brake is urging all young drivers to take its pledge and drive safely. This is in accordance […]
23rd November 2016
Young drivers in the UK are the most likely to be involved in an accident after seeing an attractive pedestrian, according to research.

Young UK drivers most likely to be distracted by “attractive pedestrians”

Do you get distracted easily when behind the wheel? A survey from Ford has researched what distracts young drivers across Europe, and the UK has come […]
14th November 2016
A new study suggests that dangerous driving runs in the family.

Bad driver? Blame your parents!

Ever wondered where your bad – and good – habits behind the wheel come from? You can thank mum and dad. So says a new study […]
26th October 2016
More and more young people are being put off driving because of the costs.

Driving costs steer young drivers off the road

A million drivers simply cannot afford to drive, according to information from the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA). While learning to drive can take months or […]
19th October 2016
Newly qualified drivers can face all kinds of challenges when trying to stay safe on the road

1st CENTRAL’s safety tips for young drivers

When you’ve just passed your test, there can be a lot to think about. Not only do you have to remember all the rules you’ve learnt […]
10th October 2016
Car crash survivor, Laura Torrance, shared her experiences to highlight road safety at Streets Ahead Edinburgh Young Drivers.

Brave car crash victim tells her story to warn teens of driving dangers

A brave young woman who was left in a wheelchair after a car crash has warned teenagers about the dangers of driving. Laura Torrance spoke out […]
13th June 2016
Poll finds parents are letting their under age children behind the wheel of their car

Poll finds parents letting under-17s behind the wheel

If you’ve looked out on the roads lately and thought that all the new drivers seem to be getting younger and younger, shocking new research suggests […]
30th December 2015

Phone-drivers risk new £150 fine

Can’t kick the illegal habit of using a hand-held phone at the wheel? Well, obvious dangers aside, you now face a £150 fine under new Government […]
26th October 2015

Parents to sit in on driving lessons

Thought your driving lesson days were over? Or perhaps – if you haven’t yet passed your test – your worst nightmare is the thought of your […]