Australian (NSW) research shows little indication that young drivers born overseas are more likely to take risks or be involved in crashes in Australia than those born locally. Rather, Asian-born young drivers are less likely to drive riskily and have a lower crash risk than their Australian-born counterparts.
Australian-born drivers were more likely to report a high level of risky driving behaviours than those born in Asia, with those born in ‘other’ countries reporting a level somewhat in-between the two. The most striking finding was that Asian-born young drivers had almost half the risk of a crash than those born in Australia.
Young Brendan here looks to be in his mid-twenties, and a male driver who seems to have some frustration issues. Lets see what the statistics say about his driving:
It seems young men who are aggressive and risk-taking are causing a lot more problems than Asian drivers, and drivers who have only recently arrived in our country.
But don’t let the facts get in the way of a good
negative generalisation joke, Brendan.