Road Safety Annual Report 2018

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The IRTAD Road Safety Annual Report 2018 provides an overview of road safety performance for 32 countries. The report outlines the most recent road safety developments across IRTAD countries and comparative data for the main road safety indicators. It also offers 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.



Hungary recorded 625 road fatalities in 2017, representing a 3% increase when compared to 2016. The mortality rate is 6.2 deaths per 100000 population.From 2013 onwards the number of road fatalities has stagnated, while the number of personal injury crashes has kept increasing. The number of road fatalities decreased by 40% between 2001 and 2010, but only by 2.2% between 2011 and 2017. The percentage of alcohol-related injury crashes was 8.5% in 2017, the lowest value in the last decade. A new road safety action programme for the period up to 2020 is under preparation.


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