In the past 12 months there have been 1,137 road deaths. This is an increase of 2.3%. Presently, the rate of annual deaths per 100,000 stands at 4.4.*. This statistic is unacceptable.
National Road Safety Week is a great cause and helps to put a spotlight on dangerous driving behaviours, such as speeding, driving while under the influence, fatigue, and distraction.