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Gary Lineker to help young drivers

March 21, 2012

Gary Lineker to help young drivers

Former footballer and host of BBC's Match of the Day is to help teach younger people to become better drivers with the release of new education software.

He is teaming up with not-for-profit road safety organisation, a2om CIC, to launch the program called Drive iQ.

It helps individuals before they get behind the wheel for their first lesson all the way up to when they take their driving test.

Brain training modules are used to prepare young people mentally for driving so that they develop appropriate behavioural skills on the road that are regularly missed by normal teaching methods.

Lineker is taking an active role in launching the product, including attending Old Trafford for a special launch event.

He said: "As a father with sons making their way out on to the road, I want to be sure they’re as prepared as they can be."

Through software such as this, young drivers can become much safer on British roads, which could lead to cheaper car insurance premiums.

This article is intended as generic information only and is not intended to apply to anybody’s specific circumstances, demands or needs. The views expressed are not intended to provide any financial service or to give any recommendation or advice. Products and services are only mentioned for illustrative rather than promotional purposes.

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