4) A

The argument made in the paragraph is “To reduce this loss of young life…the driving test should require a much higher level of mastery”. We must find a statement which weakens this argument.

1 – Correct
The text says that the driving test should be made more difficult. However, it does not take into consideration that the young drivers may already be very skilled.

2 – Wrong
Having passengers in car during the accident is irrelevant to the argument made above.

3 – Wrong
The argument made is related to the difficulty of the test and not how much experience the drivers have.

Since only statement 1 is correct, A is the answer.

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