We came across the Auto Trader Young Driver website while surfing the web and thought it a sensible move to bring it to your attention.
‘I WAS A DICKHEAD’
Think it will never happen to you? Think that your driving is so great that you can overtake on a blind bend? Maybe watching this will make you think again – the guy featured in this film thought he was a good driver, till he lost it on the road and nearly lost his life. Think it will never happen to you? Watch the Film.
The facts surrounding the number of young driver deaths and injuries on roads across the UK and worldwide is staggering:
- One young driver or passenger is killed or seriously injured on UK roads every hour.
- Worldwide, someone is killed in a road crash every 30 seconds.
- Young drivers account for more than 2 in 5 road deaths.
- 200 hundred young people a week will be killed or seriously injured in a car accident in Great Britain during 2007.
- Road crashes are the leading cause of death for young people aged between 15 and 24.
Learning to drive and gaining your freedom on the road is a skill for life. Developing good driving habits right from the start and building upon those skills with a Pass Plus course is an ideal way to increase your confidence and knowledge to handle situations on the road.
AA driving school and Auto Trader are giving you the chance to Win one of six Pass Plus courses. Pass Plus is made up of a total of six modules which cover urban driving, dual carriageways, motorways and rural roads, plus all-weather and night-time driving.