October 2004
Motor;Oct2004, p121
The article focuses on road accidents. As Victorian road deaths rise, serious people are now focusing hard on young driver and passenger deaths and injuries. National Motorists Association of Australia wants all P-platers to pass a defensive driving course before they step up to a full licence. The present system gives new drivers a licence and turns them loose on the highways. On distance travelled, drivers aged 17-20 are 11 times more likely to be killed in a road accident than those aged 40-49.


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