Tag: Young Driver

Did road safety experts in the 1930s have it right - Should kids be ‘veteran motorists’ before they have to take their test
Driving, Education

Did road safety experts in the 1930s have it right: Should kids be ‘veteran motorists’ before they have to take their test

Did 1930’s safety experts have the right idea when it came to helping youngsters to be better drivers? One company certainly thinks so and it’s even designed and produced the first all-British electric vehicle – which so happens to be for children – to prove it. Back in 1938, the […]

Driving, Education, EVs

First all-British EV aims to save lives and engage next generation of drivers

Young Driver Motor Cars’ all-British and all-electric Firefly Sport will fuel children’s interest in cars and driving from an early age, while educating them about road safety and how future motor vehicles can be an environmental force for good. Packed full of British innovation, the Firefly Sport will receive its […]


Driving competition launches for children as young as 10: as internet searches for under 17 driving experiences surge

A driving competition for drivers aged 10-16 launches this week – and it’s all about safety rather than speed. The Young Driver Challenge 2022 encourages youngsters from just 10 years old to compete to be crowned Britain’s Best Young Driver – and anyone old enough to have an official driving […]

Driving, Research

Challenges continue for learner drivers in 2022 as 39% of instructors admit they still have lengthy waiting lists for lessons

New research has revealed that the pressures around learning to drive and passing a driving test will continue into 2022. According to a survey of 150 driving instructors from across the country undertaken by Young Driver, 70 per cent say they still have a waiting list for starting lessons – […]

Driving, Research

Nine out of 10 driving instructors say learners have picked up bad driving habits from their parents

The pandemic left many 17-year-olds relying on their parents for driving tuition but, when surveyed by Young Driver, 89 per cent of driving instructors say this has meant collecting a few bad habits along the way. Despite this, 98 per cent of the 150 instructors questioned still felt extra experience […]