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TitleThe crash and offence experience of newly licensed young drivers
AuthorsAustroads, Kloeden CN
Year2008
TypeReport
AbstractSouth Australian drivers who obtained their first provisional car licence between July 1998 and June 2001 and who were 16 to 19 years of age at the time of provisional license issue were identified. Their involvement as car drivers in crashes in South Australia that resulted in an injury or total damage of $3 000 or greater was determined for their learner period and the five years after obtaining their first provisional car licence. Their offence experience for their learner period and the three years after obtaining their first provisional car licence was also determined for four classes of offences: speed offences; moving violations; seat belt offences; and alcohol offences. The driver factors considered in this report were: year of obtaining first provisional licence; sex of driver; age of driver; location of residence; method of licensure; and length of time on learnerís permit.
Report NumberAP-R331/08
PublisherAustroads
Publisher CitySydney
ISBN9781921329739
Page Count144
NotesAvailable at
https://www.onlinepublications.austroads.com.au/items/AP-R331-08

Reference
Austroads, Kloeden CN (2008) The crash and offence experience of newly licensed young drivers (AP-R331/08), Austroads, Sydney.