Driving is getting safer..but how safe are you

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Driving is getting safer…but how safe are you A government report into motor accident rates shows that driving in Britain is getting safer: “In pre-war and wartime Britain, travelling on the roads carried a greater risk of being killed. For example, between 1939 and 1941 the number of fatalities averaged around 8,700 per year. Since the 1970s the number of road deaths has fallen considerably,...

80 years since driving tests were introduced in the uk

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80 years since driving tests were introduced in the UK Watch our video to find out about the history of the driving test in the UK In 1935, a Mr Beene of Kensington became the first person to pass the driving test, paying 37p in today’s money to take it. 80 years on and a lot has changed on British roads with the number of cars soaring from only around 2 million back then to 27 million vehicles...