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Provisional Labour weekend road toll stands at 3

25 October 2005

Provisional Labour weekend road toll stands at three

Provisional police crash reports show that there were three fatal crashes resulting in three deaths on New Zealand roads this Labour weekend. Two drivers and one pedestrian were killed. Provisional reports indicate that travelling too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor in two of the three deaths.

The official holiday period for Labour weekend 2005 began at 1600 Friday 21 October, and ended at 0600 this morning.

Historical Labour Weekend Crash Statistics

Year Deaths Reported Injuries
1980 9 232
1981 10 266
1982 7 208
1983 13 248
1984 9 218
1985 10 225
1986 6 232
1987 12 243
1988 10 213
1989 5 181
1990 9 225
1991 11 180
1992 9 178
1993 8 149
1994 7 191
1995 7 220
1996 5 153
1997 5 119
1998 8 124
1999 6 139
2000 7 141
2001 6 142
2002 4 135
2003 3 117
2004 5 136
2005 3

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