Concerns about spike in road trauma as young drivers get behind the wheel​

ABC NEWS: Concerns about spike in road trauma as young drivers get behind the wheel

It was virtually impossible for 17-year-old Charlie Stevens to work on his driving skills over the last year.(Supplied: Cayte Stevens)

CEO, Brad Crofts was recently featured in ABC News article by By Matilda Marozzi

The article discusses the issues young drivers may face returning to the roads post Covid lockdown in Victoria. Learner driver deaths for 16 and 17-year-olds are up 300 per cent over the past year, according to data from the TAC.

Take a look at the ABC article here: 

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-10-14/victorian-road-safety-fears-as-young-drivers-return-to-roads/100533088

In the article Brad comments:

“If at any stage you feel unsafe, just please stop and take charge. No-one will judge you who counts in your life … because we want you to go safe and come home safe.”

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