Of the 197 parents we asked, 55% stated that they were concerned about their child driving in poor weather conditions, making it the most popular response.
The best thing to do is to supervise your child driving in bad condition. You don’t have to wait until they have passed to do this, and if you are able to get the extra private practice in while they are still learning. Our learner driver insurance
can help you do this before they have passed, and you can get a quote
in only a few minutes! The tricky thing about practising driving in bad weather is having to wait for it to rain, but in the UK, you never have to wait too long!
What parents need to remember is that slippery road were the cause of only 7% of road accidents in the UK**, so as long as your child is driving carefully, they are most likely to be okay driving in poor weather.
We have written a blog on how to drive in heavy rain
and wind to help new drivers with these tricky conditions.