Victoria recorded the biggest increase in road deaths in the last year, followed by NSW

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Australia’s road toll continues to rise with 37 additional lives lost in accidents compared to the previous 12 months, despite a nationwide target to halve road deaths by 2030.

The latest report into road deaths by the Australian Automobile Association found the greatest rises in fatal accidents were recorded in Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia, and only one state or territory was on track to achieve national safety goals.

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