THE NUM­BERS

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Road polic­ing num­bers in Kapi­tiMana:

3392: Num­ber of road crashes 2009-13.

1361: Num­ber of th­ese at in­ter­sec­tions (40 per cent).

91: Crashes in­volv­ing driver dis­trac­tion in 2013.

24: Per­cent­age of crashes caused by speed in 2013.

14: Per­cent­age of crashes in­volv­ing cell­phone dis­trac­tion in 2013.

8: Per­cent­age of crashes caused by al­co­hol or drugs in 2013.

85: Per­cent­age of pedes­tri­ans who will be killed if hit at 60kmh.

55: Per­cent­age of pedes­tri­ans who will be killed if hit at 50kmh.

Stud­ies have also shown the risk of some­one hav­ing a fa­tal crash is about 35 per cent lower in the month after a speed­ing fine or driv­ing con­vic­tion.

Statis­tics: New Zealand Po­lice.

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