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Fatal heavy vehicle crashes quarterly bulletin, April–June 2012

1 Feb 2013
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During the 12 months to the end of June 2012, 225 people died from 200 fatal crashes involving heavy trucks or buses. These included:

– 124 deaths from 112 crashes involving articulated trucks,
– 86 deaths from 73 crashes involving heavy rigid trucks,
– 23 deaths from 23 crashes involving buses.

Fatal crashes involving articulated trucks:
– decreased by 10.4 per cent compared with the corresponding period one year earlier,
– decreased by an average of 1.8 per cent per year over the three years to June 2012.

Fatal crashes involving heavy rigid trucks:
– increased by 25.9 per cent compared with the corresponding period one year earlier,
– decreased by an average of 8.1 per cent per year over the three years to June 2012.

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