By the numbers
was the value for preventative measures against road accidents in 2017, with £5bn placed on damage-only accidents.
of all road traffic accidents might involve someone driving as part of work.
41,922 casualties from vehicle accidents were people driving for their job in 2017, of which 5,336 were seriously injured and 499 died.
Sources: Department of Transport, World Health Organisation
people die per year from road traffic crashes.
of road traffic fatalities are males under 25, making them nearly three times more at risk than young females.
8th is the position road injuries held in the biggest causes of global deaths in 2016 – up from 10th place in 2000.
was the cost of road traffic accidents in 2017.