New Driver Early Intervention Scheme

Lucy Johnston 2022, News

Across North-east Scotland, young and new drivers predominantly in the 17 to 25 age-group, continue to feature prominently in local road casualty statistics. Although far fewer are being injured than was seen a decade ago, the issue remains an ongoing challenge for those organisations charged with reducing road casualties across the North-east. In March 2022, Police Scotland launched its New Driver Early Intervention Scheme (NDEIS) which seeks to engage with young and new drivers about road safety, openly discuss safe road use and ultimately consider a real-life example – in …