This report is about Youth Drivers legal issues associated with its arguments. It tells how the issue is dealt with by the law in Australia and its impact of the law on individuals and as a society. This report is going to show about the distraction of phones of young drivers, it also talks about how teenagers disobeying road rules, particularly speeding, tailgating and giving way. This report also talks the statistics of Australian Youth Driving. There is a strong evidence that using a mobile phone has a significantly detrimental effect on the driving performance and crash risk of young drivers.
Therefore, despite limited knowledge of their restrictions on all mobile use while driving. Mobile phone use while driving is banned in all over Australia. The risk of crashing increases, while the risk of driver death is between 4-9 times higher than when not using a phone. There is another laws other the banned on phone, SPEEDING. There are many laws governing motorists. If you breach the road rules or your license conditions, you could incur demerits, have to pay a fine or face more serious consequences like losing your licence.
If you commit a traffic offense, you may be issued with an expiation notice and have to pay a fine. Expiation fees (such as speeding fines) are set out in the Road Traffic Regulations. Distracting a new driver is risky. Many Graduated Driver Licensing strategies aim to reduce distractions. There are a number of distractions found in cars, including radio, GPS, and passengers significantly add to these distractions. However, talking on a mobile has been shown to be even more distracting then talking to passengers. Young drivers are more likely to be undertake distractions and severely injured when distracted by a mobile.
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An Australian study has shown that 9% of interviewed drivers who crashed used a mobile phone up to 10 minutes prior to the crash. Using a mobile phone in the previous 10 minutes was associated with a four-fold increase in risk of crashing. Some Australian Authority have disallowed all mobile phone use during the Learner and first stage license periods. This includes phones in the hands-free mode or with loud speaker operating, sending or receiving SMS messages, and playing games. As the introduction of these full mobile phone ans are relatively new, long term data are not yet available on their effectiveness in reducing phone use while driving, nor any subsequent impact on crashes. In Australia, 9% of young drivers reported using a mobile phone in their most recent car journey. In this study, compared to older drivers, young drivers rated distracting activities such as mobile phone use as significantly less risky. Other reports find only 28% of young drivers view using a mobile while driving as hazardous, which suggests many young drivers might not comply with a ban on use if introduced.
One report suggests, there is evidence that cell mobile phone use among young novice drivers may be particularly problematic, although enforcement of a ban on such use would be challenging. Police report difficulties detecting mobile use by drivers when use can be hidden from view. There is are other laws other the banned on phone, SPEEDING. The dangers of speeding are certainly well known to most drivers, either by getting a ticket for speeding from law enforcement or being part of an accident due to someone driving too fast or even having a loved one be a victim of excessive speeding.
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Why do drivers speed: They’re in a rush They’re not paying attention to their driving They just don’t think the laws apply to them They don’t think their driving is dangerous They don’t think they will get caught speeding There are around 13,000 lives lost all around the world due to speeding. The age between 15-20 are the most of the victims of speeding, which is a case of youth driving. Traffic laws that reflect the behavior of the majority of motorists have better compliance than laws that arbitrarily criminalize the majority of motorists and encourage violations.
The normally careful and competent actions of a reasonable person should be considered legal. A speed limit should be set so that the majority of motorists observe it voluntarily and enforcement can be directed to the casino minority of offenders. Some authorities claim to follow the 85th percentile rule, including most of the US. However, actual limits are frequently lower due to bureaucratic and political bias. The Australian Transport Council’s National Road Safety Strategy similarly seeks to impose its own version of acceptable risk rather than accept the 85th percentile rule.
In conclusion, it shows that young drivers in Australia has impact of the law on individuals and as a society. It also shows the distraction of phones of young drivers, it also shows how teenagers disobeys road rules, particularly speeding, tailgating and giving way. So this report basically show, how young drivers can be easily distracted by mostly everything It also shows that how young drivers are speeding through the roads getting badly injured.