Canberra Times letters: Serious about road safety? Drivers must show their plates

By Letters to the Editor
Updated July 2 2021 - 3:26am, first published June 21 2019 - 12:00am

If the ACT Government are serious about making driving safer for P-plate drivers ("ACT P-platers driven to anger over hands-free call ban", June 20, p3), then it would not have and encourage P-plate drivers under 26 to do the P-Off course. Doing the three hour in-house course allows a P-plater to no longer have to display a P-plate on their car and to have an extra four points added to their demerit point allowance. For the same $91.75 fee, P-plate drivers over 26 just pay the fee and they are also exempt from having to display a P-plate and also have four demerit points added to their allowance.

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