Reported road casualties in Great Britain: provisional estimates year ending June 2020

  • There were an estimated 1,580 road deaths in the year ending June 2020 which includes three months of the national lockdown. This is a decrease of 14% compared to the previous year. This change is statistically significant at the 95% confidence level.
  • There were 131,220 casualties of all severities in the year ending June 2020, down by 16% from the previous year. This change is statistically significant.
  • The overall casualty rate per vehicle mile decreased by 2% over the same period. The reduction in casualties is broadly in line with the reduction in traffic which decreased by 14% over this period.

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