Road Safety Annual Report 2015

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The IRTAD Road Safety Annual Report 2015 provides an overview for road safety performance for 2013 in 38 countries, with preliminary data for 2014, and detailed reports for each country. It includes tables with cross country comparisons on key safety indicators.

The report outlines the most recent safety data in IRTAD countries, including detailed analysis by road user, age group and type of road. It describes the crash data collection process in IRTAD countries, the road safety strategies and targets in place and information on recent trends in speeding, drink-driving and other aspects of road user behaviour.


Executive summary

International Transport Forum

The number of road fatalities declined by 42% overall between 2000 and 2013 in the 32 countries in the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) for which data are consistently available. Greatest reductions were achieved in Spain with more than 70% and Portugal with almost 70%. Many other countries had reductions of more than 50%, notably Denmark, France, Slovenia and Lithuania. Most non-European IRTAD members achieved a lower than average reduction in the number of road fatalities.


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