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Accident avoidance by numbers

By Mario

The Stuff website has developed an interactive App to show where, when and how serious accidents have occurred on NZ roads.

For those of a seriously statistical disposition, a new web tool on the Stuff website can help map all the details of serious road crashes in the last few years. Things like days of the week, type and cause of accident, road conditions and the types of vehicle involved. Called ‘Blackspots’, you can even plan your journey by it, should your faith in distribution analysis be that strong. At  the very least it might give a clue to the dangers lurking on a section of road: you can filter results for motorcycles only. Interesting ‘Stuff’…