Young people were over-represented in road crashes in South Australia and in 2011-12, people aged 16 to 24 years made up 12% of the population, but accounted for 27% of road fatalities and 30% of serious injuries each year.
Research demonstrated three broad reasons for the increased rate of casualty crashes; lack of experience, exposure to risk and attitude.
In order to achieve an attitudinal change of young drivers, the Motor Accident Commission introduced a new young drivers’ campaign in 2011-12.
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