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NSW Proposed changes to L's & P's

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' started by shabby, Jan 19, 2005.

  1. Passed on from the Motorcycle Councill of NSW.

    The RTA is considering changes to the licensing scheme for drivers under 26,
    some of these changes could affect riders.

    Further information can be found at www.youngdrivers.com.au

    The options aren't numbered but they are divided into category 1, 2 and 3.
    Calling the first option in category 1, 1.1 and the second one 1.2 etc the
    RTA have advised that options 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.3 and 3.1 could potentially
    effect motorcycle riders.

    That is:-
    1.2 Increase the minimum tenure period for Learners from 6 months to 12
    months (however the minimum tenure for rider L's is currently 3 months)
    1.3 Increase the Provisional age to 18 years
    1.4 Increase the role for secondary schools in driver training
    2.3 Modify the demerit point structue
    3.1 Introduce night driving restrictions between 10pm and 5am

    If you would like to comment you can do so at the above website or by
    sending them to the Motorcycle Council of NSW

    Brian Wood, Chair Road Safety Committee, MCC