Adult Road Safety
Targets and Statistics
In the ten year period to December 2010 road traffic casualties have fallen considerably in the West of Scotland. Click here to view the latest report. However tough new targets included in Scotland's Road Safety Framework to 2020* set out by the Scottish Government leave little room for complacency.
These targets are expected reductions against 2004 - 2008 average casualty figures in each area;
2011 also marks the launch of the World Health Organisation's Decade of Action for Road Safety Initiative which aims to save 5 million lives worldwide over the next 10 years and which is fully supported by Road Safety West of Scotland.
*Source: "Go Safe on Scotland's Roads it's Everyone's Responsibility: Scotland's Road Safety Framework to 2020"; The Scottish Government, Edinburgh, 2009.
Please click on the links below to find the latest road casualty data for the West of Scotland.
Did You know?
One study estimated that a third of car occupants killed in road collisions in Britain during 2005 were not wearing seatbelts