Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: 2014 annual report

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

Objectives:

This report produces statistics relating to all Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) reported to the police in Great Britain in 2014.

Methodology:

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

Key Findings

  • Of the 268,527 vehicles involved in reported Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) in 2014, 10,024 of these were parked vehicles (4 per cent).
  • In 14 per cent of RTIs involving pedestrian casualties in 2014, the pedestrian had ‘pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicles’ reported as a contributory factor. The equivalent figure for uninjured pedestrians was 10 per cent.

  • In 2014, ‘Pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicle’ was the 4th most frequently reported contributory factor for reported RTIs involving pedestrians.

  • In 2014, of all 115,673 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 3,858 accidents (3 per cent).

Comments:

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

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