Austroads review of fitness to drive guidelines fails to address killer road safety issue of chronic sleep disorder

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By Peter Brewer
June 25 2022 - 7:30pm
The traumatic crash scene on the Monaro Highway almost four years ago. Picture: Dion Georgeopoulos

Drivers with dangerous, chronic sleep disorders will not face any tougher scrutiny under the latest comprehensive review of federal driving fitness guidelines, despite the ACT Chief Coroner identifying this medical problem as one of the key issues contributing to a Canberra boy's road death almost four years ago.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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