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Speed main cause of accidents

Speed is probably the main cause of accidents on the Island's roads during TT 2012.

That's the view of Highways Director Richard Pearson, who's about to begin a close analysis of serious incidents over the two week period with police colleagues.

In the past, reviews have identified a pattern, highlighting problems at a particular junction or corner.

This year, however, Mr Pearson says speed and lack of familiarity with the roads seem to be behind most accidents:

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