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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Transport >> Road accidents >> Road accident fatalities and injuries by road user type

In 2003, some 20 (48.8%) of Tasmania's road accident fatalities were drivers and 11 (26.8%) were motor cyclists. Of the 20 driver fatalities, 7 (35.0%) occurred in both the Greater Hobart-Southern Region and the Mersey-Lyell Region, and 6 (30.0%) in the Northern Region.

Of the 1,837 road-users injured in 2003, some 930 (50.6%) were drivers and 492 (26.8%) were passengers. Of the total number of injuries in 2003, some 882 (48.0%) occurred in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region.

ROAD-USER FATALITIES AND INJURIES, Tasmanian regions(a) - 2003
User type
Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania

FATALITIES

Driver
7
6
7
20
Passenger
3
1
3
7
Pedestrian
-
1
2
3
Motor cyclist
5
2
4
11
Bicyclist
-
-
-
-
Total
15
10
16
41

INJURIES

Driver
436
284
210
930
Passenger
259
116
117
492
Pedestrian
73
30
28
131
Motor cyclist
75
62
67
204
Bicyclist
27
16
16
59
Unknown
12
7
2
21
Total
882
515
440
1,837

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Location of accident.

Source: Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources, Land Transport Safety Division. (Drawn from Traffic Accident Database on 17 March, 2004.)



This section contains the following subsection :
          Greater Hobart-Southern Region
          Northern Region
          Mersey-Lyell Region

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