Annual Australian road toll jumps to 1200

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The Australian national road toll jumped by 4.7 percent to nearly 1200 last year. 9News

In South Australia the 2019 toll increased 42.5 percent on the year before, while in Victoria it was up 25.8 percent.

The state with the highest road toll was New South Wales with 352 deaths, followed by 268 in Victoria.Queensland and Tasmania were the only states, along with both of the territories, that recorded a lower road toll in 2019 than the previous year.The Australian Automobile Association said the figures raise serious doubts about Australia's national safety strategy, which aimed to reduce road deaths and injuries by 30 percent in the nine years to 2020.

 

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