NCOSS says Aboriginal Australians disadvantaged on our roads

Image: 'Sign in outback Australia that reads "Carful Driving Techniques are Advised" ' by Aztekphoto on Shutterstock

One in twenty Aboriginal people in jail are serving a sentence for unlicensed driving and other related driver license offences, but less than half of eligible Aboriginal people even hold a drivers licence.

Advocacy organisations are demanding the New South Wales parliamentary inquiry into road safety address these issues head on.

But is there likely to be a U-Turn to what some groups are calling systemic disadvantage?

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