Do driver training programs reduce crashes and traffic violations? — A critical examination of the literature
- Published: IATSS Research, 34, 63-71, 2010
- Authors: Peck, R. C.
- Date Added: 01 Feb 2014
- Last Update: 01 Feb 2014
To review driver education evidence, primarily from North America.
This review takes a critical view of the previous work in driver education and concludes that driver education may have a small effect on accident rates, but concludes than an effect close to zero cannot be ruled out.
Also concludes that GDL laws are important in controlling possible unintended early licensure that can occur if driver education can be used as a discount for obtaining a licence.
Novice drivers, young drivers, driver training, driver education, accident countermeasures, driver training evaluation designs.