The ACT’s highest risk drivers maybe getting home earlier in the future reports ABC News.
Road crash statistics show in 2012, learner and P-plate drivers were involved in 22 per cent of all casualty crashes – even though they make up just 7 per cent of all ACT licence holders.
Inexperience is considered a significant factor in the rate of crashes involving young drivers.
The Government is considering introducing a night curfew for young drivers, passenger restrictions and a ban on high performance cars.
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Changes to minimum supervised driving hours, mobile phone bans and hazard perception testing are also on the cards.
The Government says similar changes introduced in New South Wales in 2007 have reduced the number of crashes involving novice drivers.
The Government will hold a series of community meeting at high schools next month and invite public submissions early next year.
The review is due to be finished in the first half of 2014.
Might be time for me to hurry up and get my P’s.