Home Menu Search

Danger of Rural Roads

14 November 2007

According to a recent report by The IAM Motoring Trust, our Rural roads are Britain’s biggest killers, accounting for two-thirds of deaths in England and three-quarters of all road deaths in Scotland and Wales , according to research by the IAM Motoring Trust.

A third of all rural road deaths and serious injuries are in cars with young drivers, aged between 17 and 25 years old.

A full copy of the IAM’s Report: Rural Roads – the biggest killer is available at www.iamtrust.org.uk along with regional comparisons and a further breakdown of the findings.

Related news, events and information

New EU vehicle safety standards could prevent 25,000 deaths within 15 years

18 May 2018 – In a long-awaited and very significant announcement today the European Commission set a new EU target to halve...

IAM RoadSmart: Wider use of mobile safety cameras is good news

7 February 2018 – Story from IAM RoadSmart. An investigation by IAM RoadSmart , the UK's biggest independent road safety...

Road Casualties Great Britain

2 October 2017 – New DfT statistics show there were 1,792 reported road deaths in 2016, a year-on-year rise of 4%. The full...

Increase in UK casualties

6 February 2017 – There has been a sharp year-on-year increase in road casualties of all severities, and killed and seriously...