Road deaths up 4% in 2014

With accident numbers increasing faster than traffic growth, associations agree more needs to be done to make our roads safer

The latest Department for Transport data, compiled by the Office of National Statistics shows that road deaths increased by 4 per cent compared with 2013, rising to 1,775. The “Reported road casualties Great Britain: annual report 2014”, which was published on 24 September also points out that the number of people seriously injured increased by 5 per cent to 22,807 in 2014.

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