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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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From 2001 to 2003, the number of road accident fatalities in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region decreased by 48.3% from 29 to 15. In 2003, some 7 of the fatalities were drivers, 5 were motor cyclists and 3 were passengers.

From 2001 to 2003, the number of injuries in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region decreased by 1.9% from 899 to 882. In 2003, some 436 (49.4%) of the road users injured were drivers and 259 (29.4%) were passengers.


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

FATALITIES

Driver
13
10
7
Passenger
9
-
3
Pedestrian
5
1
-
Motor cyclist
2
6
5
Bicyclist
-
-
-
Total
29
17
15

INJURIES

Driver
454
473
436
Passenger
229
211
259
Pedestrian
93
89
73
Motor cyclist
82
86
75
Bicyclist
23
24
27
Unknown
18
8
12
Total
899
891
882

- 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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