IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 294 - Young drivers complete a safe driving education course

IELTS Writing Task 2/ IELTS Essay:

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

Write about the following topic:

The best way to reduce the number of traffic accidents is to make all young drivers complete a safe driving education course before being licensed to drive.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?

You should give reasons for your answer using your own ideas and experience.

Write at least 250 words.

Sample Answer:
Nowadays, traffic accidents have become a menace to many countries. Some governments urge that all young drivers must be trained before a driving license is issued to them. For several reasons, I completely agree that all young drivers must attend a driving education course in order to reduce traffic accidents and traffic jams.

It is widely admitted that most of the traffic accidents are caused by untrained drivers. For example, in my country, most of the drivers do not know how to drive well because they lack the knowledge of driving. Consequently, a lot of traffic accidents occur on a periodic basis. Therefore, it is the government’s sole responsibility to train those drivers in order to prevent such accidents.

There is another reason why young drivers must complete a driving education course. It is taken for granted that traffic jams are, to some extent, caused by the untrained young drivers. For example, my friend did not attend a driving education course. He always causes traffic jams because he never knows the rules of a good driving.  Therefore, he mustn’t drive unless he is taught and trained properly.

The statistics show that the numbers of accidents occur on the road are mostly due to the lack of proper driving training, reckless driving and violation of traffic rules. With proper training, the young drivers can be turned into cautious drivers and that would help them drive safely. This will, in turn, reduce the road accident.

To sum up, the officials mustn’t issue a driving license unless the driver is fully aware of the rules of driving. Doing so, we can avoid traffic accidents and traffic jams at large.

[ Written by - Abdulaziz Alharthi]

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0 # Gauri 2016-10-07 01:37
The best way to reduce the number of traffic accidents is to make all young drivers complete a safe driving education course before being licensed to drive.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?



Today the young generation dreams of owning a race car and be a part of the formula one drive. The news reports specifying accidents and serious casualties in which the fault of drivers could not be ignored are quite common. Young drivers should always be educated and trained before given the permission to drive on the streets.

The young generation tend to grasp easily how to drive by observing the elders. However, they are often reckless and do not have proper training and skill to drive on the highways. So they tend to make mistakes that lead to terrifying accidents which may results life-long sufferings for many families. Many Asian, European and western countries still do not have strict rules about the driving and restrictions on young drivers and those countries have higher accident rates. On the other hand, countries that have proper training facilities and some sort of restrictions for young drivers have comparatively lower accident rates. The government and the transportation authority should take the issues of young drivers' offences and necessity of training into account.

Lastly, a major consideration apart from formal training is the construction of road and proper indication of road signs. Young drivers should not be allowed to drive alone unless they reach a certain age.

In conclusion, imposing some restrictions on young driver including mandatory driving courses, training and testing are good initiatives to make the roads safer and there should not be any doubt about that.
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+2 # HarmanPreet kaur 2014-09-21 18:23
Good
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0 # HarmanPreet kaur 2014-09-21 18:22
This is very helpfully for me
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