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Apply staged engine size restriction to new car drivers.

Submitted on Wednesday 14th December 2011

Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Apply staged engine size restriction to new car drivers.

Additional Information

In view of the appalling statistics relating to new and young drivers being involved in accidents due to their relative inexperience. This petition proposes to introduce licensing stages which restricts allowable car engine sizes for the first 3 years of a licensable driver.
eg. Year 1 - impose a 1.0 litre maximum; Year 2 - 1.4litre; Year 3 - 1.6litre upwards. At each yearly anniversary, application has be made and a fee paid to 'upgrade' license if required.
This would reduce accidents and raise funding via the upgrading process.


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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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