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 report on the number of accidents and casualties in the UK during 2014 and to provide insight into why and how road accidents occur.

Methodology:

Analysis of road accident and casualty data reported by the police.

Key Findings:

  • In 2014, a total of 1,775 people were killed and 22,807 were seriously injured on Britain’s roads.
  • Of the accidents that were attended and reported by the police, fatigue was a contributory factor in 48 (3%) fatal accidents and 400 (2%) serious injury accidents.

  • Based on accident figures reported by the police, in 2014 fatigue was a contributory factor in 56 fatalities, 508 serious injuries and 2,650 slight injuries.

  • In GB during 2014, fatigue was a contributory factor in 7% of all motorway accidents, 2% of accidents occurring on A roads, 2% of all accidents on B roads and 1% on other roads.Reported road casualties, fatigue, contributory factors, accidents, casualtiesAn annual government report providing statistical analysis of all road accidents and casualties in the UK during 2014.

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