Pedestrian Council of
Safety – Amenity – Access – Health
Sunday 22 October 2006
PCA Calls on NSW Government to Follow
Passenger Restrictions after 11:00 PM
Following the deaths of 4 young people on the
The Chairman of the Pedestrian Council of Australia, Harold Scruby said: "We are also renewing our calls for passenger restrictions after 11:00 PM (until dawn) which would ensure that P-Plate drivers (especially those on their red P-Plates in their first year) could only carry one passenger after that time.
“The evidence is overwhelming. Young drivers, late at night, with a car full of friends, are a recipe for disaster, especially on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
“We call upon the NSW and all other state and territory governments to implement these initiatives immediately. They will save countless young lives.” Mr Scruby said.
Contact: Harold Scruby (0418) 110-011