Accompanied driving

'Accompanied driving' means that a novice driver is only allowed to drive when he is accompanied by an experienced driver. This measure has already been introduced in several countries. The most widely used variant allows youths to take driving lessons and get a driving license from the age of 16, but only allows accompanied driving until the age of 18. Research has shown that these young drivers are less often involved in crashes once they participate in traffic independently. However, accompanied driving's effectiveness depends on the number of hours or kilometres that are driven accompanied, and on the quality of the supervisor. The Dutch Minister of Transport has announced he intends to also make accompanied driving possible in the Netherlands.


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  • Accession Number: 01383984
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 22 2012 4:05PM