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Abstaining drivers more likely to have an accident

National News // March 13, 2018

The number of younger people having a driving licence is falling – now 40% of 18-24 year olds have never learnt to drive – but experts say its abstaining drivers that could be the biggest danger on the roads.



Pixabay Abstaining drivers more likely to have an accident

Many people living in cities in Switzerland have passed a test, but don’t own a car and rarely drive. When they do, they lack the experience to drive safely.

David Venetz from the motoring organization, the TCS, says those who drive under 3,000 km a year have a six times greater risk of having an accident. He told the 20 Minutes newspaper it’s important to drive a car regularly to maintain a sense of the dangers on the roads.



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