Once you have passed your test, driving without supervision can be exciting but nerve-wracking too. It is important not to get caught up in your new found freedom and forgot all the skills you have learnt during your learner driving days.
Young drivers are much more likely to crash than experienced drivers. As you gain more experience on the roads the chances of you crashing falls.
There is lots you can do to reduce the risk and make sure you are a safe and considerate driver - take a look at our tips, hints and useful information.
The information within these pages has been taken from the Essex Casualty Reduction Board. For more information about their campaigns visit www.drivingcasualtiesdown.org