All this is good news for drivers who are prepared to tow the line, and they have nothing to fear from AARTO. The AA's view is that the sooner points demerit is implemented, the better. It's time habitual lawbreakers on our roads were shown the door.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) 2013 report, 1.24 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes. The findings of the report indicate that Road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death among young people aged 15-29 years. These numbers are frightening, considering that many of these crashes can be prevented.
A dealer would have public liability insurance to cover them for any damage that might occur during a test drive. Alternatively the dealer may request a prospective customer to sign an acknowledgment of consent to liability, ie. the customer accepts responsibility should the vehicle be damaged whilst the customer is test driving.