Title: Reported Road Casualties Great Britain, provisional estimates: July to September 2015

Organisation: Department for Transport
Date uploaded: 16th February 2016
Date published/launched: January 2016

This bulletin shows an increase in road deaths, but a reduction in KSIs and all casualties for the 12-months ending Sept 2015.

The figures for the 12-month period ending September 2015, reveal that there were 1,780 road deaths, an increase of 3% in comparison to the year ending September 2014.

There were 23,700 killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualties, a 3% decrease, and 188,830 casualties of all severities, 3% lower than the previous year.

Between July and September 2015 there were 450 road deaths, a 2% decrease from the same quarter in 2014, with KSI casualties also falling by 3%.

In the three-month period, slightly injured casualties and overall total casualties both fell by 1% compared with the same quarter in 2014.

The report also revealed that motor traffic levels rose by 2.2% compared with the 12 month period ending September 2014. The overall casualty rate per vehicle mile decreased by 5% for the same period.

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