More must be done to address an increase in the number of deaths on Gloucestershire’s roads, the county’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has said (BBC News).
PCC Martin Surl’s comments follow the deaths of three people in separate collisions over one weekend, and figures which show a 61% increase in fatalities in the county in 2012 compared with the previous year.
Mr Surl, who is to meet with representatives of the Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership, said road safety is one of his top five priorities.
Mr Surl said: “Behind every incident of this kind is a human tragedy and we have to do more to prevent them from happening.
"I have said on numerous occasions that people should be able move around our county in safety and with as much ease and convenience as possible."
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