Young Drivers Law Reform

Law Reform: Young Driver

On the roads of NSW, young drivers are common as they build up the demographic of car drivers. However, they are the most at risk when on the roads. As the Attorney General of the NSW Law Reform Commission, the report will focus on the many contemporary issues of young drivers and the laws, the law reform process that took to solve the issues and assess the effectiveness of the law reform.

Young drivers are defined as people under the age of 25 and are on their learner's license or P1s or P2s. Their relationship with law are that it's given to young drivers due to the problems that occurs over the years. Contemporary issues such as drink driving or ...

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from different road association such as Australia Automobile Association, which showed young drivers represented one quarter of all Australian road deaths, although they compose only 10-15% of the licensed population Similar statistics of deaths and injuries among young drivers had all shown the steadily increase. This was major problem that the government needed to solve. Most of the car accidents was caused by differing factors. Factors such as alcohol consumption, mobile phone usage, or simply due to young driver's characteristics of risk taking and impulsiveness, have all contributed to young drivers in road accidents. An example can be the Stephanie Drain and Alana Boyd case. Reported in the Herald, two girls, aged 17 and 14, were killed after being flung from the car after it spun out of control and crashed into a row of trees at East Maitland on the 13[th] of January 2011. Also, four teenage boys were seriously injured. A combination of speed, alcohol, an unlicensed ...

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