He claimed this may have been down to recent addition to the driving test which allows learner drivers to “take control of safety decisions”.
He told Express.co.uk: “These figures are the result of the long term progression in vehicle safety.
“Such as the introduction of airbags, as well as better road designs and evolving driver attitudes towards social issues, including wearing seatbelts and drink driving.
“The UK also boasts one of the strictest driver training regimes in the world, with the recent introduction of independent driving to the practical test empowering learners to take control of safety decisions at the early stages of their driving career.
Published at Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:57:08 +0000