Alternative Wheelers

Alternative Wheelers

Key Facts:

  • ‘Alternative wheelers’ are defined for the purpose of this synthesis as any vehicle type that is not covered by the other road safety research syntheses on the Observatory.

With regards to the available statistics relating to ‘alternative wheelers’:

  • In 2016, 'other vehicles' were involved in 52 fatal, 40 serious and 1,651 slight Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs). The ‘other vehicles’ code includes both motorised and non-motorised vehicles, including ridden horses, mobility scooters and trams, but excludes agricultural vehicles.

  • In 2016 there were 19 fatal, 128 serious and 380 slight RTIs involving agricultural vehicles on the public highway.

(RRCGB, DfT, 2017)


  • Date Added: 03 Apr 2012, 08:14 AM
  • Last Update: 11 Dec 2017, 04:01 PM