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Inquiry Details

Support for rural and regional learner drivers


The Committee inquired into support for rural and regional learner drivers.

The Terms of Reference are outlined below.

This inquiry was self-referred on 25 March 2021.

The Committee will inquire into and report on opportunities to better support rural and regional learner drivers, with reference to:  

a) challenges faced by learner drivers in rural and regional areas to get the required training and experience to obtain a licence  

b) options for rural and regional learners to access driver training opportunities

c) support for rural and regional learner drivers in other jurisdictions

d) the use of driver simulators and other technology to assist rural and regional learners  

e) changes to driver training and testing in New South Wales since Staysafe's 2017 report into driver education, training and road safety, and

f) any other related matters.