Night driving and P drivers

In the first year after getting a licence, probationary drivers are more at risk of being involved in a crash than almost any other driver on the road, and many of these crashes occur at night.

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What are the rules?

What can parents do?

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“When my daughter got her P’s she was very keen to drive everywhere on her own. We negotiated for her to have access to the family car during the day, but for me to either drive her or supervise her on night time trips for the first few months. She realised that this was the condition of using the family car and was okay with it.”

“I agreed to help pay for my son’s car after he had been driving for six months on his P’s. He used my car for this first six months and it included not driving late at night on his own. I think it was a good deal.”

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