Reported Road Casualties Great Britain 2013
- Published: Department for Transport, September 2014
- Authors: Department for Transport
- Date Added: 30 Dec 2014
- Last Update: 30 Dec 2014
Compilation of all reported casualty RTIs in Great Britain.
Reports from road RTIs reported to the police. It is accepted that there is likely to be a level of under-reporting, however, this remains the biggest single source of road casualty data in the UK.
On urban roads, pedestrians account for around a third of KSIs, whereas on rural roads they account for around 10 per cent.
The majority of child KSI casualties are pedestrians, accounting for 69 per cent of the total in 2013.
372 adult pedestrians were killed in 2013, 3,597 were seriously injured and 13,156 were slightly injured on British roads in 2013.
Compared with 2012, there was a 13 per cent fall in child pedestrian KSI casualties in 2013.
In 2013, adult pedestrian (age 16-59) deaths were 5% lower than in 2012 and 25% lower than their 2005/09 average.
In 2013, older adult pedestrian (age 60 and over) were 4% lower than in 2012 and 42% than their 2005/09 average.
The most common contributory factor attributed to pedestrian casualties was “pedestrian failed to look properly”, followed by “pedestrian careless, reckless or in a hurry” and “pedestrian failed to judge vehicle’s path or speed”.
The largest single source of UK data, results are designated National Statistics.