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Accidents on Portugal’s roads have, during the first six months of this year, caused 237 deaths. This is 44 more deaths then during the first half of last year, according to figures from the National Road Safety Authority (ANSR). With regards to accidents, close to 61,000 accidents were registered between January and June 2017, which is several hundred fewer than during the same period of 2016. According to the Authority, the districts with the highest number of road fatalities are Porto, Setubal, Lisbon, Santarem, Faro and Aveiro, respectively.