Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: 2013 annual report

  • Published: Department for Transport, 2014
  • Authors: Department for Transport (DfT)
  • Date Added: 06 Jan 2015
  • Last Update: 06 Jan 2015
  • Format: pdf


This report produces statistics relating to all Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) reported to the police in Great Britain in 2013.


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

Key Findings

  • Of the 252,913 vehicles involved in reported Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) in 2013, 9,593 of these were parked vehicles (4 per cent).

  • In 14 per cent of RTIs involving pedestrian casualties in 2013, the pedestrian had ‘pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicles’ reported as a contributory factor. The equivalent figure for uninjured pedestrians was 11 per cent.In 2013,

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

  • In 2013, of all 108,934 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 3,584 accidents (3 per cent).


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