MOST motorists think learners should have at least 35 hours of supervision before their test, according to a survey.
There is also widespread support for restrictions to be placed on novice drivers who have just passed the test, the poll by road safety charity Brake and insurance company Direct Line showed.
Based on responses from 1,000 drivers, the survey revealed:
:: 88% think there should be a minimum number of hours of supervised driving for learners, with 58% thinking this should be at least 35 hours;
:: 69% of drivers under the age of 25 back a minimum learning period;
:: 70% of all drivers support a zero-tolerance drink-drive limit for novice drivers, with 63% of drivers under 25 keen on this;
:: 90% want learners to have lessons in difficult conditions with mandatory lessons on motorwa...