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Safe travel One Stop Shop

Young Drivers

Road traffic collisions are the biggest killer of 15 to 24 year olds in Devon and Cornwall. Many young drivers will have a collision within the first six months of passing their test. Learn2Live has a positive effect on attitudes to risk and road safety.

Young males aged 17-24 are four times more likely to be killed or seriously injured compared with car drivers aged 25 and over – and young male drivers are more likely to crash with passengers in the car.

There are five main causes of serious injuries and deaths on the region’s roads. More information about them here ‘The Fatal Five’


Learn 2 Live, saving lives through education.

The Honest Truth, about safer driving


Think! Understand what factors increase your risk of being involved in a collision – see the Governments Road Safety education and campaigns.

@DevonAlert Devon County Council Highways and Emergency Planning alerts – updates about highways, emergencies and community resilience.

Travel Devon for local info

If you breakdown on the motorway or dual carriageway do not wait in your car, move away up the verge and wait there for assistance.

What3words for accurate to 3 metre mapping, ideal if you have broken down in rural locations.