The Ontario Graduated Licensing System (GLS) has been a resounding success in reducing death and injury among novice drivers. Ontario research shows the new teenage drivers are almost three times more likely to be involved in a fatal or serious collision when they are carrying teenage passengers. In fact, research shows that the more teenage passengers in the vehicle, the higher the risk.
Males account for 87% of young fatally injured drinking drivers, and 89% of seriously
injured drinking drivers.
A large percentage of young drinking drivers die or are seriously injured during weekends
In 2004, 4,505 pedestrians were injured and 104 were killed due to auto accidents.
Young drinking drivers
are most likely to be killed or injured in the summer and least likely to be killed or injured
in the winter.
The smallest proportion of drinking drivers that are seriously injured is 16 years old, where as the largest is 19 years old.
In 2004 Ontario's population was 12,407,300. 8,655,597 of those are licensed drivers.