Blog: Young driver discrimination is unfair

A driver checking the telematics on the dashboard of their car

The Northern Ireland Executive has announced reforms designed to reduce road accidents involving young drivers, including an increased minimum learning period, a more structured syllabus and restrictions on the age and number of passengers a young driver can carry at night. The measures have been well received, and there have already been calls from some insurers and the ABI for similar changes across the UK. Change is necessary as far too many young people in the UK and elsewhere are dying as a