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The police figures compare Ring Road crash and injury statistics from 2002 and 2003 with data from the first 10 months of this year. Between January and the end of October, there were 60 crashes causing injury on the Ring Road. The year before, there were 91 injury-causing crashes and 70 in 2002.Source: Ring Road mayhem declines without pictures (The Age (Australia), 12/2/2004)
Fixed speed cameras were turned off on the road in May when Premier Steve Bracks admitted that tens of thousands of drivers had been wrongly fined because of faulty cameras.
The number of crashes is also lower this year - 208 for the 10 months to October, as opposed to 243 for all of last year.