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


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


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).


RTI, Statistics, Parked vehicles.


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