Located 41 km SE of Melbourne city centre, Frankston is known as “the gateway to the Mornington Peninsula”.

The area under the jurisdiction of the Frankston City Council includes Frankston CBD, Frankston East, Frankston Heights, Karingal, Long Island, Mount Erin and Olivers Hill. Frankston sits on the eastern shoreline of Port Phillip Bay.

The area under the control of the Frankston City Council had a population of 36,097 people in 2016.

Road traffic statistics for Frankston

The traffic accident statistics for Frankston we show is compared with similar statistics for Victoria, Melbourne City and other regional centres.

You will see that road fatalities and serious injuries in Frankston are moderate when compared to areas like Dandenong and Geelong.

Road accidents & fatalities in Victoria

The Victorian Transport Accident Commission reports the following traffic accident rates in its March 2017 “Towards Zero” quarterly report. The figures represent the 12 month period up to 31 March 2017.

  • 272 lives lost in 261 fatal crashes in Victoria.
  • 116 fatalities in Melbourne.
  • 156 fatalities in rural Victoria.
  • 7 fatalities in the Greater Dandenong area.
  • 12 fatalities in the Greater Geelong area.
  • 1 fatality in the Frankston area of Victoria.

Of the 272 fatalities in Victoria, there were 151 drivers, 40 motorcyclists, 36 passengers, 40 pedestrians, and 6 cyclists.

A similar report titled Vicroads Crash Statistics reports 232 road fatalities in Victoria in 2016, and a reduction to 195 Y.T.D. October 2017.

Serious injury rates in Victoria

The following number of road accident injuries required hospitalisation for a period longer than 14 days during the 12 month period up to 30 September, 2016. The figures shown reflect the number of car accident injury claims during this period.

  • 1,002 in Victoria.
  • 644 in Melbourne.
  • 303 in rural Victoria.
  • 27 in the Greater Dandenong area.
  • 17 in the Greater Geelong area.
  • 15 in the Frankston area.

The number of injured people admitted to hospital regardless of time spent in hospital were 7 times higher.

Statistics compiled by the Federal Dept of Infrastructure and Regional Development place these figures in a wider context.

Australian road fatalities ranked the 14th lowest out of 32 nations.

During the years 2006 – 2015, Australian road fatalities declined by 35.3%.

Your injury claims lawyer in Frankston

u-Law is a progressive law firm with innovative practices that are revolutionary compared to traditional law practices. u-Law works with a motto that encapsulates our passion in seeking justice for injured car accident victims.

Mobility. At u-Law we recognise that injured people should rest and recuperate in their homes. To enable this to happen, we employ a mobile staff of legal representatives. We will come to your home for an obligation-free consultation.

Technology. We use a customer service platform with modern communications technology. We offer consultation on free voice and video conference programs. In addition, we make all legal documents, diaries, action items and progressive reports in the road accidents compensation claims process available and accessible online. You can keep up-to-date from the comfort of your home.

No-fee service, This is our most revolutionary innovation. Unlike traditional law practice, we recover our cost solely from your Insurance Company or the TAC. So do other law firms but, in all successful claims, they add substantial fees which can be as high as $30,000 in direct costs to you. With u-Law, this money stays in your pocket.

For more information contact us today on 0416 415 117