Roads death toll rises in Staffordshire
- 8 April 2012
- From the section Stoke & Staffordshire
The number of people killed on Staffordshire's roads went up in 2011, according to figures released by the county council.
There were 38 deaths last year - an increase of seven from 2010 - although the council said it was still the second lowest total for a decade.
Some 144 road incidents were recorded in 2011 compared to 171 in 2010.
The council said "maintaining and improving safety on our roads" was a priority.