ACT road toll on the rise despite the lockdown

By The Canberra Times
Updated December 22 2021 - 6:30am, first published December 21 2021 - 6:30pm
The Delta outbreak stretched ACT Policing's resources to the limit in 2021. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

After having fallen for three years in a row, the ACT road toll has risen into the double digits again for the first time since 2016, following an accident in Taylor earlier this month. This is as difficult to explain as it is tragic, given Canberrans have driven substantially less in 2021 because of the extended lockdown and the border closures.

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