AMA calls for 'zero tolerance' for P-plate and L-plate drivers using electronic devices

Country
Australia (AU)
Score
2.68
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-01-04 (UTC)
ID
10515849

Australian Medical Association wants P-platers and L-platers caught using mobile phones to lose their licence for up to a year The president of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Michael Gannon, says learner and provisional drivers are not being unfairly targeted in the association’s paper on distracted driving. The paper , which was released on Thursday, describes a driving licence as “a privilege, not a right” and calls for P-plate and L-plate drivers caught using mobile phones or electronic devices while driving to lose their licence for up to one year. Continue reading...