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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/04/2004   
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Contents >> Transport >> Transport safety >> Road accidents involving fatalities

Between 2001 and 2003 the number of road accident fatalities in Tasmania fell by 32.8%, from 61 to 41. Of all fatalities, more drivers were killed than any other road user, with 20 (48.8%) driver fatalities in 2003, compared to 17 (45.9%) in 2002 and 27 (44.3%) in 2001. The number of motor cycle fatalities rose to 11 in 2003 from 10 in 2002 and 7 in 2001.


ROAD ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES, Tasmania

User type
2001
2002
2003

FATALITIES
Driver
27
17
20
Passenger
16
4
7
Pedestrian
10
6
3
Motor cyclist
7
10
11
Bicyclist
1
-
-
Unknown
-
-
-
Total
61
37
41

INJURIES
Driver
900
975
930
Passenger
508
447
492
Pedestrian
149
162
131
Motor cyclist
195
191
204
Bicyclist
49
55
59
Unknown
42
13
21
Total
1,843
1,843
1,837

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


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