It is reported in the Canberra Times that the ACT government is considering an introduction of licence re-testing every time that you need to renew your licence.
The discussion is prompted after the ACT road toll reached 25 over the weekend with the death of a motorcyclist.
I agree that there are some terrible drives out there in the ACT. I think that most of them could still pass their test on the given day and then go back to their driving habits.
Maybe driver education in the form of skills training is a better long term prospect. Say every 10 years you must complete a day/half day course in advanced driver training or the like. The infrastructure involved in putting this together would be very costly, although what does a life cost?
I also think in situations like this years road toll, governments are inclinded to consider knee jerk reactions.