Safety performance indicators—Tasmania

Outcome Measures - Tasmania

Safe Roads

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change3
Number of deaths from head-on crashes 13 6 -55.0%
Number of deaths from single-vehicle crashes 21 13 -38.1%
Number of deaths from intersection crashes 4 7 75.0%
Number of deaths from crashes on metropolitan roads N/A N/A N/A
Number of deaths from crashes on regional roads 42 28 -33.9%
Number of deaths from crashes on remote roads 2 1 -40.0%

Safe People – Responsible Road Use

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change3
Number of young driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 17-25 yrs) 5 5 0.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a young driver or motorcycle rider (aged 17-25 yrs) 14 7 -51.2%
Number of older driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 65+ yrs) 3 6 80.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving an older driver or motorcycle rider (aged 65+ yrs) 8 8 0.0%
Number of motorcyclist deaths 6 6 0.0%
Number of cyclist deaths 1 0 -100.0%
Number of pedestrian deaths 3 4 20.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a heavy vehicle 10 5 -50.0%

Safe People – Irresponsible Road Use1

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change3
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit 7 4 -42.9%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit 11 5 -54.5%
Number of deaths from crashes involving an unlicensed driver or motorcycle rider 9 2 -76.0%
Number of vehicle occupants killed who were not wearing a restraint 9 4 -57.1%
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed who had an illegal drug in their system 3 2 -33.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider who had an illegal drug in their system 3 2 -33.0%

Safety Performance Indicators – Tasmania

Safe Speeds

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change3
Number of deaths from crashes where speed was a contributory factor N/A N/A N/A
Mean free speeds at designated sites across the network N/A N/A N/A
Percentage of vehicles speeding by vehicle type and offence category N/A N/A N/A

Safe Vehicles

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change3
Average age of the vehicle fleet (years)2 11.9 12.9 8.4%
Average age of passenger vehicles 11.5 12.4 7.8%
Percentage of new light vehicles sold with a 5-star ANCAP rating N/A 91% N/A
Percentage of new vehicles sold with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) N/A N/A N/A

1 Fatality counts for each of the following indicators are lower-bound estimates – due to a substantial number of cases with unknown values

2 Based on estimates from the annual Motor Vehicle Census, Australian Bureau of Statistics.

3 Baseline figures are rounded to whole numbers. Calculations have been made prior to rounding for accurate recording.