Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: 2011 annual report

  • Published: Department for Transport, 2012
  • Authors: P. Kilbey, D. Wilson, O. Beg, G. Goodman and A. Bhagat
  • Date Added: 18 Apr 2013
  • Last Update: 18 Apr 2013
  • Format: pdf

Objectives:

This report produces statistics relating to all Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) reported to the police in Great Britain in 2011.

Methodology:

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

Key Findings

  • Of the 256,272 vehicles involved in reported Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) in 2011, 10,223 of these were parked vehicles (4 per cent).

  • In 16 per cent of RTIs involving pedestrian casualties in 2011, the pedestrian had ‘pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicles’ reported as a contributory factor. The equivalent figure for uninjured pedestrians was 14 per cent.

  • In 2011, ‘Pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicle’ was the 4th most frequently reported contributory factor for reported RTIs involving pedestrians.

  • In 2011, of all 118,403 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 3,943 accidents (3 per cent).

Themes:

RTI, Statistics, Parked vehicles.

Comments:

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

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