Reported Road Casualties Great Britain, 2014

  • Published: Department for Transport, 2015
  • Authors: Department for Transport
  • Date Added: 09 Oct 2015
  • Last Update: 09 Oct 2015
  • Format: pdf

Objectives:

To present reported road casualties statistics for 2014

Methodology:

Statistics collated from STATS19 data which is collected by police officers attending RTIs.

Key Findings:

In 2014:

  • A total of 19,239 pedestrian casualties occurred on GB roads in reported road accidents

  • Of this total, 446 were killed (29 of whom were children) and 5,063 were seriously injured (1,350 of whom were children).

  • This represents a 12% increase in pedestrian deaths, a 1.3% in serious injuries and a 12% increase in pedestrian casualties overall, compared to 2013.

  • Pedal cyclists are also a vulnerable group with 113 fatalities and a total of 21,287 casualties of all severities.

  • Pedal cyclist casualties increased overall by 10%, compared to 2013, including a 4% increase in the number of pedal cyclist fatalities.

Comments:

Essentially raw data with no analysis/narrative given, but the data is very useful to give an indication of how casualty numbers have changed year to year.

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