Young drivers are not the worst drivers on the planet, some of them are very responsible drivers that have a car mainly to get to work and back. However, young drivers driving skills will get better as they start to drive more often. When they get the hang of driving their car, they will start to drive with more care. Young drivers do get taught about safety when they are learning to drive, and just because you have passed your license doesn't mean that you can forget all about the safety that you have learnt when you were learning to drive, your license can be easily taken away again and then you will have to go through the whole driving test again, just because of one moment of stupidity.
But sometimes young drivers aren't to be blamed for the accident that has just occurred, but they are still made to look like the criminal in the accident. Some people really do despise the idea of young drivers being on the road. But we all have to start somewhere and they have to remember that they used to be a young driver before too and they might not have been the best driver either. Nowadays there are more and more ways to ensure that young drivers are not going to be on the roads totally unprepared. There are more and more teen driver safety series that new drivers can take usually after they have passed their driving test; these teen driver safety series can also take down the price of the insurance for your car. If you show that you have completed one of these courses, you should get a discount on your car insurance and that will always be a good thing for a new young driver. Saved money can go towards a new car should you not already have one waiting for you in the backyard.
Young drivers do get a lot of stick because of their driving, they are seen as totally wreckless drivers that have no respect for other drivers. This is far from the truth as most drivers do take great care when they are on the road and will look after their car as well as they can. But it seems that most of the stick comes from the fact that they are the inexperienced drivers, and drivers that have been on the road for a long time get worried about these inexperienced drivers being on the road. They see them as bad drivers and those who shouldn't be on the road. Of course, that is just a small minority of people, the rest of the motorists are fine with the fact that new drivers are on the roads, they understand that the new driver went through a lot of driving lessons and a hard test before they were given their license.
The driving tests that are taken today are more difficult then the tests that were taken 10 years ago. But we all know that experience is vital when you are driving, the more years that you have been driving, the better for you.