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Active Travel

Reported Road Casualties Scotland

Overview

Organisation:
Transport Scotland

Media type:
Statistics

Topic:
Active Travel

Setting:
Town centres / Urban, Countryside / Rural

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Detailed statistics about the circumstances of personal injury road accidents in Scotland.
These statistics are used to inform public debate and support policy on road safety.

Key statistics

33
pedestrian fatalities in 2018 on Scotland's roads (RRCS 2018)
395
pedestrians killed or seriously injured in 2018 on Scotland's roads (RRCS 2018)
855
pedestrians slightly injured in 2018 on Scotland's roads (RRCS 2018)
17th
is Scotland's position out of 36 countries - with a pedestrian fatality rate of 8 people per million
This publication presents detailed statistics about the circumstances of personal injury road accidents in Scotland that were reported by the police using the Stats 19 statistical returns (described in more detail in Appendix B). Each accident is classified according to the severity of the injury to the most seriously injured person involved in the accident. These statistics are used to inform public debate and support policy on road safety (through education and engineering programs.
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