Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: 2013

  • Published: Department for Transport, 2014
  • Authors: Department for Transport
  • Date Added: 06 Jan 2015
  • Last Update: 06 Jan 2015
  • Format: pdf

Objectives:

To report on the yearly situation of personal injury accidents, the resulting casualties and contributing factors in Great Britain.

Methodology:

Statistics in the report are mostly based on accidents reported to the police through the STATS19 system.

Key Findings:

The main findings of the report include:

  • In 2013, there were a total of 183,670 casualties of all severities in road accidents reported to the police.o This represents a 6% decrease from 2012.

  • The number of fatalities fell for all road user types, with the exception of motorcyclists· The total value of prevention of reported road accidents in 2013 was estimated to be £14.7 billion

Comments:

As the data is based on police reports, damage-only accidents with no human casualties are not included in the report. Mortality, survey and hospital data are also used to compliment police reports and provide a wider context.

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