UK road deaths fall to lowest since 1926

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LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - The number of people killed in road accidents in Britain fell by 8 percent in 2004 to the lowest level since 1926 when records began, the Department of Transport said on Thursday. Figures for England, Scotland and Wales showed 3,221 people were killed last year and the overall number of road casualties fell 3 percent to 280,840. Road safety minister Stephen Ladyman said the figures were "very encouraging". "However, one year's figures should not make anyone ...

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