This page details the latest news and events in the village and website additions



 
SOME FACTS:

MAKE YOURSELF AN EXCEPTION, NOT A STATISTIC !!!!

25% of fatalities in the past three years have involved younger drivers.

More crashes involve 18-year-olds than any other age group.

The 'at fault' crash rate for younger drivers is three times higher that that of drivers aged 26-59 years.

Younger male drivers have a three times greater crash rate than young females. For 'at fault' crashes this rises to four times greater.

Male drivers under 25 years have the highest incidence of failing a breath test after being involved in a road accident in which someone was injured.

Younger driver accidents peak between 6.00pm and midnight .All other accidents peak between midday and 6.00pm.

Excessive speed is a contributory factor in 25% of all younger driver crashes. This is more than double the recorded level for other ages.

33% of younger driver crashes are single vehicle incidents. This is four times higher than 26-59 year olds, and eight times higher than elderly drivers.

More young females die as passengers than as drivers.

PLEASE:

MAKE YOURSELF AN EXCEPTION, NOT A STATISTIC