Rural pupils 'need driving lessons'

28th July 2000 at 01:00
DRIVING tests should be incorporated into the curriculum to enable young people in rural areas to get to college, according to a new study. The research, by Dr Pamela Storey, of the Thomas Coram Research Uni, found lack of transport deterred young people in isolated areas from attending college. In rural areas with few sixth forms, students travelled up to 50 miles a day to access further education.

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