New drivers face night ban, second test after probationary period


Young motorists could be banned from the road at night if plans for probationary driving licences are approved.
Britain may have hit ‘peak car’ as young driver numbers fall sharply

Britain may have hit ‘peak car'


Britain may have reached “peak car” after government-backed research showed that the number of teenagers holding a driving licence has plummeted.
Young drivers face £115 insurance increase to cover compensation

Young drivers face £115 insurance increase


Young drivers could be priced off the road if the government goes ahead with reforms to compensation payouts, which will in turn push up insuranc
Car insurance to soar after compensation shake-up

Car insurance to soar after compensation shake-up


Car insurance premiums are expected to rise after the government cut the discount rate used by courts in England and Wales to calculate...
Cost of motoring steers a million young drivers off the road

A million young drivers stay off the road


It used to be that you either enjoyed driving or you didn't, but even if you didn't the practical need to get from A to B meant you'd tolerate it
Going door-to-door with the 120mph Ginetta Junior teenagers

Racing at 120mph with the Ginetta Junior teens


At an age when many teenagers spend their weekends sleeping in or hanging out on Snapchat, 14-year-old Tom Wood is devoting his ...
Sunday Times Driving Reader Letters: Boy racers, cures for depression and slowcoach veterans

Reader Letters: Boy racers, cures for depression and...


I had an enlightening conversation with a young man of 18 who has crashed four cars in a year — each one a write-off (“Crash position”, Letters...
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High way to hell: testing the Ford drug-driving suit


Driving struggles to control a car in a suit made to raise awareness of the effects of drug driving
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Children at the wheel as experts call for driving to...


Experts are calling for a driving lesson shake up, arguing that children as young as 11 years-old should be taught to drive as part of the school...
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Car insurance for young drivers: how do you get the...


Hefty premiums can deter youngsters from getting on the road and costs are only likely to rise this year, but Emma Smith has some tips on how to ease...
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The best cars for young drivers


Young drivers need parental help to get them on the road more than ever but there is a big choice of small cars and great deals
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News: Automatic app coaches young drivers without spying...


Every parent likes to keep a watchful eye on their children, yet teenagers who are learning to drive or have recently passed their test would prefer...
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News: Cost of driving licence reduced to tempt young...


LEARNING TO drive is a rite of passage for many - a ticket to freedom for young drivers and a sense of relief for parents who have spent the last...