Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain 2014 Annual Report

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

Objectives:

Annual report on Road Traffic Incidents and casualties in the UK.

Methodology:

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Key Findings:

In Great Britain in 2014:

  • 797 car occupants were killed, 2% more than in 2013, but 43% lower than the 2005/09 average.

  • 8,035 car occupants were seriously injured, 5% more than in 2013, but 31% lower than the 2005/09 average.

  • 106,698 car occupants were slightly injured, 5% more than in 2013, but 28% lower than the 2005/09 average.

  • Car occupants have seen the biggest overall improvement in fatality rate: their fatality rate in 2014 was over 40% lower than the 2005-09 average.

  • 21% of car occupants who were killed in 2013 were not wearing a seat belt (based on a sample of 336 car occupant fatalities for whom seat belt use was recorded).

  • Car occupants account for 45% of all road deaths.

 

Comments:

Robust statistics relating to RTIs in the UK.

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