Pre-driver education: A Critical Review of the Literature

Heading off bad habits before they start is an approach outlined in a study undertaken in 2005.


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Pre-driver education – a Critical Review

In November 2005, Air Affairs (UK) Limited commenced a nine-month study aimed at defining good practice in pre-driver education. The impetus for the work was the recognition that ‘it is important to understand when attitudes and beliefs about driving, riding and being a passenger develop, whether they can be influenced and, if so, how and by whom can this be done effectively’.

This literature review defined ‘pre-driver education’ as ‘a programme of instruction intended to inform the development of attitudes and beliefs ultimately related to driving that is aimed at students who have not yet obtained a provisional drivers licence’.

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