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


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


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


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.