TITLE

Graduated driver licensing in Canada: slowly but surely

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p752
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the best practices for the graduated driver licensing program in Canada. The implementation of the best practices recommended by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation, an independent road safety institute, for graduated licensing is also discussed. The article highlights the lapses in the implementation of the best practices, including a ban on night driving for learners and the duration of driver's education.
ACCESSION #
24225624

 

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