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How can we reduce alcohol-related road crash deaths among young Australians?

Daryl R Wall
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (9): 560.
Published online: 1 November 2010

To the Editor: In response to Hall and colleagues,1 the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons supports any measures that have been proven to successfully reduce death and injury in young drivers. Raising the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) to 21 years has been shown to significantly decrease road crash deaths in the United States.1

  • Daryl R Wall

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, VIC.


Competing interests:

I have received funding for travel and accommodation from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

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