Despite making up only about 15 per cent of all licence holders, younger drivers represent almost a quarter of annual road fatalities (see Centre for Road Safety website).
As a result, the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has significantly changed the licensing system for new drivers.
Helping Learner Drivers Become Safer Drivers workshops
Council, with the RMS, offer free workshops developed to provide practical advice and information to help L-platers become safer drivers.
Two-hour workshops, developed by the RMS, assist parents and supervisors of learner drivers with the important role of advising and teaching novice drivers.
- Understanding of the new laws for L and P licence holders
- Supervising learner drivers
- Completing the Learner Driver Log Book
- Understanding the benefits of supervised on-road driving experience