Staying safe on the roads: tips for young people
Number 8.12 March 2010
As a young Australian driver you need to be particularly careful on the roads. Research shows that, compared with older drivers, you are more likely to be involved in a crash or even killed on the roads. This could be due to factors like inexperience, over-confidence, passenger behaviour, or the use of alcohol or other drugs.
It’s not just alcohol and illegal drugs that can affect driving, either. Some prescription and over-the-counter medications can affect your driving, too.
This fact sheet will give you some tips about staying safe when you drive, particularly if you use alcohol and other drugs.Download this fact sheet in a print-friendly format [PDF: 263KB] (new window)
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