Measuring & mapping the safety of Britain’s motorways & A roads: British EuroRAP 2009 Results

25 June 2009

Road crashes cost Britain a staggering 1.5% of GDP. Car occupants account for some 70% of road deaths. Nearly two-thirds are killed outside urban areas with deaths concentrated on Britain's forgotten A road network.

This year's report provides the most comprehensive route by route analysis yet of the safety of Britain's roads, with over 2,700 individual sections covering the entire motorway and A road network outside urban centres.

This 45,000km network is just one-tenth of Britain's road length but accounts for over half of all deaths.

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