'Black box' recorders will be fitted to thousands of young drivers' cars

'Black box' recorders will be fitted to thousands of young drivers' cars to help cut death toll on Britain's roads The 'telematics' systems will record young drivers' speed, braking and cornering  They will provide feedback on how well people are driving through a mobile app  More than 14,000 learners and novice drivers will be recruited for the project 

By Martin Beckford for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 00:09 BST, 2 September 2018 | Updated: 00:09 BST, 2 September 2018

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Black box recorders are to be fitted to thousands of young drivers’ cars in a Government experiment to cut road accidents.

The ‘telematics’ systems will record their speed, braking and cornering then provide feedback on how well they are driving through a mobile phone app as part of a project to assess ways to improve driving standards.

More than 14,000 learners and novice drivers aged between 17 and 24 are to be recruited for the £2 million research project to be launched by the Department for Transport.

Some learners will pledge to drive

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