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Car ownership puts teens at high crash risk

Three out of four young Queensland drivers own a vehicle within the first six months of receiving a provisional licence, increasing their risk of being involved in a crash, new research shows.

A Queensland University of Technology survey, published in the international journal Traffic Injury Prevention, found that nearly 80% of inexperienced, new drivers aged 17 to 19 had primary access to a vehicle.

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