Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: 2014 annual report

  • Published: Department for Transport (DfT), 2015
  • Authors: Department for Transport (DfT)
  • Date Added: 09 Oct 2015
  • Last Update: 09 Oct 2015
  • Format: pdf


This report produces statistics relating to all Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) reported to the police in Great Britain in 2014.


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

Key Findings

  • Of the 268,527 vehicles involved in reported Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) in 2014, 10,024 of these were parked vehicles (4 per cent).
  • In 14 per cent of RTIs involving pedestrian casualties in 2014, the pedestrian had ‘pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicles’ reported as a contributory factor. The equivalent figure for uninjured pedestrians was 10 per cent.

  • In 2014, ‘Pedestrian crossing road masked by stationary or parked vehicle’ was the 4th most frequently reported contributory factor for reported RTIs involving pedestrians.

  • In 2014, of all 115,673 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 3,858 accidents (3 per cent).


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