The defendant had been acquitted of careless driving after the magistrates held that he was ‘exercising oll the skill and attention to be expected from a peson with his short experience’
Held: The justices were in error. The basic standard expected of a new driver was the same as that expected of any driver with the same duty as provided in the Act.
 1 All ER 157
England and Wales
Crime, Road Traffic
Updated: 12 May 2022; Ref: scu.190011