It is nearly 6 months since learner drivers were first allowed to drive on motorways accompanied by approved driving instructors. As a part of the law change, Highways England has also been trialling a project that aims to develop closer links with the ADI community through a programme of visits to their network of regional
Learners need to understand how motorways work and that they are the safest of our roads as only 4% of crashes happen on motorways and account for just 5% of all fatalities. When they do occur however they tend to be serious because of the speeds involved. There are different rules that apply on motorways.