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RAC: Post-test limits will cut young driver deaths

17 July 2013 Last updated at 17:23 BST

A new three stage driving scheme should be introduced to reduce the accident rates of young drivers, according to the RAC.

The scheme would include a one year minimum learning period, and a series of post test restrictions on driving times and passenger numbers.

One in five young drivers will have an accident within six months of passing their test, and in 2011 more than 1500 were killed or seriously injured on the road.

Elizabeth Box from RAC told BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast: that "four young drivers are killed and seriously injured every day... so this is a real issue that needs addressing."

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