In 2014, 21% of drivers killed were aged between 18 and 25 years, however, this age group represents only around 14% of Victorian licence holders. This is the lowest proportion of young drivers killed since 1987.
Of the 24 young drivers killed in 2014:
- 75% were males
- 71% were killed on country roads
- 63% were killed in single vehicle crashes
- 75% were involved in crashes that occurred during high alcohol times
- 67% of deaths occurred on 100km/h signposted roads
Note: High alcohol times are those times of the day and week when casualty crashes are ten times more likely to involve alcohol than casualty crashes at other times.