As a neurosurgeon I often see the tragic outcome of road crashes that could have been prevented. Broken bodies and broken lives go hand in hand with the choices we make on the road. I have seen it time and time again and it has to stop. Youth road trauma is a major community problem, a huge economic cost and a tragedy for families when it hits ‘home’.
We must be providing our most at risk drivers and their passengers with the best possible road safety education to help them make better choices when on the road. I am pleased to be supporting RSE to help develop a road safety culture that will contribute to reducing deaths and life changing injuries on our roads.
A/Prof Dr Brian Owler
AM, MB BS BSc(Med)(Hons) PhD FRACS Former President of the Australian Medical Association, Vice Patron Road Safety Education Foundation