Drivers aged 17-19 are a third more likely to die in a crash than drivers aged 40-49

If you’re learning to drive or newly qualified you might feel excited about your new skills and the adventures that you’ll get to have behind the wheel. What you won’t have at the moment is a lot of on the road driving experience.

Although everything you’ll learn to pass your test is all really important, it’s also the time you’ll spend out on the roads after your test where you’ll get the chance to improve your skills over time, and learn from your mistakes (and from other peoples).

A driver is in a position of power and with great power comes great responsibility.

Being a good driver isn’t just about knowing how to operate a vehicle. A good driver takes responsibility for their safety, and the safety of their passengers and others around them. Always.

There are certain things that will increase someone’s chance of being involved in a crash. Sellect the icons above to learn The Honest Truth about the risks and find out what you can do to be a better driver.

If you’re learning to drive, why not check to see if your instructor supports The Honest Truth?