Parents are the key to keeping young drivers safe

A study by Dr Lyndel Bates found parental involvement significantly helped provisional drivers adhere to road rules. A study by Griffith University’s Dr Lyndel Bates in 2015 highlighted the crucial role of parents in curbing road violations and crashes among...

Parents, peers, and the perilous behaviour of young drivers

Learner drivers who reported that their parents were less likely to punish risky driving (e.g. speeding) were more likely to imitate their parents, who were also risky drivers. A study by Scott-Parker et al. (2015) explored the nature and mechanisms of parent and peer...

Parental role in children’s road safety experiences

A study found that only 77% of parents believed they were their child’s main learning source for road safety The study by Muir et al. (2017) investigated parents’ attitudes, knowledge, and behaviours concerning their responsibility in teaching road safety...