There are various types of driving penalty, such as small fines, licence suspension, driver awareness courses, and even prison sentences.
Some people think that strict punishments for driving offences are the key to reducing traffic accidents.
Others, however, believe that other measures would be more effective in improving road safety.
As part of her prize, her essay will be published in the upcoming WHO/UNICEF World report on child and adolescent injury prevention.
You can read more about this competition on the UNICEF Website.