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Top crash spots revealed

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Tasmanian roads with the most crashes have been revealed, and the results are not all that surprising.

The AAMI Crash Index, which analysed 350,000 accident insurance claims across the country from 1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020, shines a light on the most dangerous roads to encourages drivers to remain safe and vigilant while behind the wheel.

AAMI's Paul Sofronoff says Greater Hobart's worst road is Argyle Street, with the Tasman Highway at Cambridge, the Channel Highway at Kingston and Main Road at Glenorchy also in the top 10.

"Argyle Street has become a popular route for travellers trying to avoid the congested Brooker Highway."

"Many of Hobart's hot-spots identified by our data are main roads heading into the city, or connecting suburbs."

Insurer AAMI says claims reveal Hobart's Argyle Street is now the worst, rising from third last year, followed by Macquarie Street and the Brooker Highway.

The Channel Highway at Kingston has risen four spots to 6th, while Main Road at Glenorchy is tied with Liverpool Street for 9th spot.

Kingston is also the most common spot in the state for collisions with animals.

Paul Sofronoff also revealed the time and days that are most common for crashes.

"Tuesdays and Wednesdays were the most dangerous days of the week along Argyle Street, with most accidents occurring in the morning hours between 9am and 12pm."

Melbourne is officially the nation's crash capital, according to data from insurer AAMI.

Eight of the 10 worst accident black spots in the country - are in Melbourne.

The full list:

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