Early day motion 2899

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GRADUATED LICENSING SYSTEM FOR YOUNG DRIVERS

That this House deplores the fact that in 2005 846 young drivers were killed on UK roads; notes that the introduction of a graduated licensing system in New Zealand led to a reduction of 23 per cent. in car crashes involving drivers aged 15 to 19 years and a 12 per cent. reduction in crashes involving drivers aged 20 to 24 years, and that the introduction of a graduated licensing system in California led to a 20 per cent. reduction in crashes where drivers aged 16 years were either injured or caused the crash; acknowledges that Department for Transport research suggests that a 12-month minimum learning period would reduce UK deaths and serious injuries by 1,000 each year; and calls for the Government to introduce a graduated licensing system incorporating a minimum 12-month learning period and restrictions on novice drivers for the first two years following their test, including the size of engine they can drive, time of day they can travel, and number of passengers they can carry, to allow young drivers to build skills and experience gradually and help prevent the tragic deaths of young drivers, their passengers, other road users and pedestrians.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, Janet Labour Party Rossendale and Darwen 07.11.2006
Austin, Ian Labour Party Dudley North 01.11.2006
Breed, Colin Liberal Democrats South East Cornwall 02.11.2006
Burrowes, David Conservative Party Enfield Southgate 01.11.2006
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 06.11.2006
Conway, Derek Conservative Party Old Bexley and Sidcup 02.11.2006
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 02.11.2006
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 06.11.2006
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 07.11.2006
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 06.11.2006
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West 06.11.2006
Drew, David Labour Party Stroud 02.11.2006
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 07.11.2006
Ennis, Jeff Labour Party Barnsley East and Mexborough 02.11.2006
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 07.11.2006
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 07.11.2006
Hoyle, Lindsay Labour Party Chorley 01.11.2006
Jenkins, Brian Labour Party Tamworth 06.11.2006
Jones, Kevan Labour Party North Durham 01.11.2006
Jones, Lynne Labour Party Birmingham Selly Oak 02.11.2006
Kemp, Fraser Labour Party Houghton and Washington East 01.11.2006
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 07.11.2006
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 06.11.2006
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 06.11.2006
Penning, Mike Conservative Party Hemel Hempstead 02.11.2006
Pope, Greg Labour Party Hyndburn 02.11.2006
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 01.11.2006
Spink, Bob Conservative Party Castle Point 01.11.2006
Turner, Desmond Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 02.11.2006
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 07.11.2006
Walley, Joan Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent North 07.11.2006
Williams, Betty Labour Party Conwy 06.11.2006
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 02.11.2006
Wright, Iain Labour Party Hartlepool 01.11.2006