International drivers should be tested on road rules

IN THE STANDARD: Mr Purcell proposed an online test including simple questions such as what side of the road do you drive on in Victoria, what are the speed limits, what is the legal blood alcohol limit and who do you give way to at a roundabout.

Read Mr Purcell's full motion speech here.

International drivers should be tested on road rules

INTERNATIONAL drivers should undergo a simple test to determine if they understand the basic road rules in Victoria, according to Member for Western Victoria James Purcell. He raised the issue in parliament on Wednesday following a string of accidents on the Great Ocean Road in recent months.