- Department for Transport
- Part of:
- Road accidents and safety statistics, Road safety, and Quarterly statistics on reported road accidents (RAS45)
- 7 August 2014
Personal injury accident statistics in the year ending March 2014 on public roads in Great Britain.
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In reported road traffic accidents for the year ending March 2014:
- road deaths increased by 4% compared to the year ending March 2013, to 1,750
- killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualties increased to 24,160, a 2% increase compared with the previous year
- there were 189,880 reported road casualties of all severities, 1% higher than the 188,884 for the year ending March 2013
- motor traffic levels rose by 3% compared with the 12 month period ending March 2013. The overall casualty rate per vehicle mile decreased by 2% for the same period
Between January and March 2014:
- there were 380 road deaths, 13% higher than the same single quarter in 2013
- KSIs and slightly injured casualties increased by 17% and 15% respectively
The quarterly provisional estimates provides in-year estimates of personal injury road accidents and their casualties. These are published to allow emerging trends to be monitored between the publications of annual figures.
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Published: 7 August 2014