Road accidents in Britain

What are the most common causes of casualties?

Although the consequences are often the same, the causes of road accidents can vary.
Driving under the influence, tiredness, speeding, and driver distraction are just some of the reasons for road casualties in Britain.

but what type of contributing factor occurs the most?

Using the latest annual statistics from the Department of Transport, here is a breakdown of contributing causes.

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  • Driver error
  • Behaviour and inexperience
  • Impairments and distractions
  • Injudicious action
  • Pedestrian error
  • Road environment
  • Vision affected by
  • Vehicle
  • Other

Source: Department of Transport

All data can be found here