Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: 2013 annual report

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

Objectives:

This report produces statistics relating to all Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) reported to the police in Great Britain in 2013.

Methodology:

Statistics are compiled from the STATS19 database of road traffic RTIs.

Key Findings

  • Of the 252,913 vehicles involved in reported Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) in 2013, 9,593 of these were parked vehicles (4 per cent).

  • In 14 per cent of RTIs involving pedestrian casualties in 2013, the pedestrian had ‘pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicles’ reported as a contributory factor. The equivalent figure for uninjured pedestrians was 11 per cent.In 2013,

  • ‘Pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicle’ was the 4th most frequently reported contributory factor for reported RTIs involving pedestrians.

  • In 2013, of all 108,934 RTIs attended by a police officer and in which a contributory factor was recorded, ‘vision affected by stationary or parked vehicle(s)’ was a contributory factor in 3,584 accidents (3 per cent).

Comments:

The national road casualty statistics remain the single largest source of RTI data.

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