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Driving Test

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 23 October 2007

8. To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the driving test in producing competent and safe young drivers. (159771)

The need for a fundamental overhaul of the systems for driver training and testing was set out in the Department’s report on the second three-year review of its road safety strategy published last February. That promised a wide ranging consultation which will be launched later this year.