During October 2010 there were 39 fatalities on Victorian roads. During October 2011 there were 19 fatalities on Victorian roads. That is a reduction of 20 which is approximately half. The single most significant calendar event in 2011 was the slow down in traffic enforcement by Victoria Police due to their industrial dispute relating to pay. Did this reduce the road toll? Were people driving in their comfort zones? Are comfort zones safer than speed limits?