1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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In terms of total road accident fatalities and injuries in the Northern Region, Launceston local government area recorded the highest figures for 2002 and 2003, with 221 and 195 respectively.


ROAD ACCIDENT FATALITIES AND INJURIES, Northern Region(a)
Fatalities
Injuries
Total
2002
2003
2002
2003
2002
2003

Local government area
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Break O'Day
2
3
40
71
42
74
Dorset
-
-
37
44
37
44
Flinders
-
-
5
3
5
3
George Town
-
1
26
17
26
18
Launceston
7
1
214
194
221
195
Meander Valley
3
1
70
48
73
49
Northern Midlands
1
1
75
60
76
61
West Tamar
2
3
62
78
64
81
Total
15
10
529
515
544
525

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Location of accident.
Source: Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources, Land Transport Safety Division. (Drawn off Traffic Accident Database on 17 March, 2004.)


FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information on road safety visit the Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources web site at http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/.


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