Road Death Toll Increases

Deaths on New Zealand’s Roads 2009 – monthly stats
24 April – 132
20 May – 173.

Running total for 2009 – 379
total population – 4,311,000

For further information see LTNZ road death statistics

NZ Second Worst Place in World for Road Deaths
Statistics gathered by the site place New Zealand as the second highest country in the world for deaths resulting from car occupant collision with car, pick-up truck or van (per capita) with 35.6877 deaths per million people. Way ahead of the USA which is ranked 15, Australia 17 and UK 37.

See also New Zealand’s dangerous roads