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Collisions

Road casualty report summary for 2015. 

Key points

  • The annual average rate of casualties amongst Suffolk residents is 7% below the national rate.
  • In 2015, there has been a 32% reduction in the number of Suffolk resident casualties since 2006 and a 15% reduction since 2014.
  •  In 2015, there has been a 41% reduction in the number of Suffolk residents killed or seriously injured in road collisions since 2006 and a 20% reduction since 2014.
  • The annual average rate of pedal cycle casualties amongst Suffolk residents is 17% below the national rate.
  • The number of Suffolk child resident pedal cycle casualties has continued to decrease and has fallen by 65% in 2015 since 2006.
  • The number of Suffolk adult resident pedal cycle casualties increased from 2006 to 2015 by 19%. However, there was a reduction of 27% from 2014 to 2015.
  • The annual average rate of senior casualties amongst Suffolk residents is 10% below the national rate.
  • There has been fluctuation in the trend in of Suffolk resident senior casualties since 2006, although there has been a 3% reduction since 2006 and a 15% since 2014.
  • Suffolk’s resident senior casualties are most likely to be injured as car drivers (58%).
  • The annual average rate of Suffolk residents who were involved in collisions as drivers is 9% lower than the national rate.
  •  There has been a 30% reduction in the number of Suffolk resident motor vehicle drivers since 2006 and a 14% reduction since 2014.
  •  Suffolk’s motorcycle rate is 1% higher than the national rate but there has been a downward trend since 2009 and the number of Suffolk’s resident riders involved in injury collisions was 25% lower in 2015 than in 2006.
  •  The rate for Suffolk’s young driver involvement in collisions is 30% above the national rate, however, there has been a significant reduction of 48% fewer young drivers involved in collisions in 2015 than in 2006.
  • The rate of collisions per KM on Suffolk’s roads is 33% lower than the national rate. There has been a downward trend in the numbers of collisions on Suffolk’s roads, with a 29% reduction from 2006 (and KSI collisions down by 40%).
  • Suffolk’s rate per KM of urban road is 19% lower than the national rate and there has been a reduction of 32% since 2006.
  •  Suffolk’s rate per KM of rural road is 13% lower than the national rate and there has been a reduction of 26% since 2006.

 

Download the whole report here.