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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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From 2002 to 2003, the number of road accident fatalities in the Northern Region decreased by 37.5% from 16 to 10. In 2003, some 6 of the fatalities were drivers and 2 were motor cyclists.

From 2002 to 2003, the number of injuries in the Northern Region decreased by 2.6% from 529 to 515. In 2003, some 284 (55.1%) of road users injured were drivers and 116 (22.5%) were passengers.


ROAD-USER FATALITIES AND INJURIES, Northern Region(a)
User type
2001
2002
2003

FATALITIES

Driver
8
6
6
Passenger
-
4
1
Pedestrian
2
3
1
Motor cyclist
1
3
2
Bicyclist
-
-
-
Total
11
16
10

INJURIES

Driver
234
282
284
Passenger
142
117
116
Pedestrian
25
46
30
Motor cyclist
73
64
62
Bicyclist
14
19
16
Unknown
15
1
7
Total
503
529
515

- 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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