Reported Road Casualties 2016 – Figures Released

The full release can be read here:

The headline figure is a total of 1.792 Road Deaths in 2016 up 4% on the previous year and the highest for 5 years.
This is still far below 3,172 from 2006.

Overall casualties are 3% down.

The DfT report stated the 4% rise in road deaths was ‘not statistically significant’ and was likely due to ‘natural variation’. Stats have been broadly flat-lining since 2010.