Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: 2014 Annual Report
- Published: Department for Transport (2015)
- Authors: Department for Transport
- Date Added: 09 Oct 2015
- Last Update: 09 Oct 2015
Presents detailed statistics about the circumstances of personal injury accidents, including the types of vehicles involved, the resulting casualties, and factors which may contribute to accidents happening.
- Most of the statistics in the publication are based on information about accidents reported to the police (using ‘STATS 19’ forms).
- Other sources of information include mortality, survey and hospital data as well as population and traffic data to provide a wider context.
In 2014, ‘Driver/Rider impaired by drugs (illicit or medicinal)’ was recorded as contributing to:
47 fatal accidents (3 per cent of reported fatal road accidents)
197 serious accidents (1 per cent of reported serious road accidents)
440 slight accidents (less than 1 per cent of reported slight road accidents).
Of all road traffic accidents in 2014 where police attended the scene and recorded a contributory factor, ‘impaired by drugs (illicit or medicinal)’ was 684 (1 per cent).