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UK lags behind Europe in cutting road deaths

Road Safety

by Deniz Huseyin
29 June 2021

 

The UK has one of the worst records in Europe for reducing road deaths, according to a report by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). Road deaths in the UK fell by 14% in 2020 compared with 2010, making it the second worst country for progress after the Netherlands, which saw a 5% decrease over the 10-year period.  

The report reveals that 18,844 people lost their lives in road traffic in the EU in 2020, 10,847 fewer than in 2010, representing a 37% decrease.

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