Reported Road Casualties Great Britain 2013

  • Published: Department for Transport, September 2014
  • Authors: Department for Transport
  • Date Added: 24 Dec 2014
  • Last Update: 12 Jan 2018
  • Format: pdf


To present detailed statistics of personal injury accidents, including the types of vehicles involved, the resulting casualties and factors which may contribute to accidents.


Most of the statistics in the report are based on information about accidents reported to the police. However, other sources such as mortality, survey and hospital data are also used as well as population and traffic data to provide a wider context.

Key Findings:

  • In 2013, 131 young drivers (aged 17 – 24 years) were killed and 1,159 were seriously injured.In total,

  • 337 people were killed in crashes involving young car drivers that year.

  • Of these 337 people, 131 were young drivers, 59 were their passengers and 147 were other road users.

  • The number of people killed in young driver crashes has fallen by 56% from their average in 2005-09.