Examine if the change of hours from 25 to 120 will prove to be effective. Prove the effectiveness by comparison to other state statistics and systems.
The system of how the Australian gov passes the L Platers onto p platers
Research other countries and their methods of receiving a license.
Compare the differences between Australias licensing system to those of outside AUS
4 part test
Practical Driving Test
Min age is 16years
120 hours experience
2 phase P-Plate test (P1 and P2)
16 and 6months
Limited to 80km
50hrs on second phase L's in which 10 are to completed in night
61 fatalities exist in drivers among the age of 16
California has newly introduced a gradual 3 stage test. They have abolished hours and introduced the staged test which has shown a 8percent drop in fatalities aged between 16-20.
By introducing a similar staged test in wa based on driver compentency in different situations we could also have a drop in fatalities.
Italy passes drivers onto the road by a simle age requirement of 18+ and a simple understanding of the road rules and signs. The fatalities are 13000 overall 4900 drivers aged between 18-20
California has one of the strongest graduated driver licensing laws in the nation. A new evaluation of that licensing program by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) finds a 23 percent overall reduction in per-capita crash involvement rate of 16-year old drivers.
The purpose of such a system is to ease young drivers into the driving environment through more controlled exposure to progressively more difficult driving experiences or driver licensing stages, prior to full licensure.
A significant percentage of young drivers are involved in traffic crashes and are twice as likely as adult drivers... [continues]
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