Road Casualty Reduction Figures
Reported Road Casualties Scotland 2015, the latest year for which official statistics are available, continue to track the long-term downward trend towards the Framework Targets. The charts show an "indicative line" representing a constant annual percentage decrease that would result in meeting the 2015 milestones and 2020 targets. This is an accepted way to represent progress towards a target; however, it should not be assumed that the trend will match these lines exactly.
42% (124) below the 2004-2008 average of 292; so the reduction seen to date exceeds the 2015 milestone.
39% (1,009) below the 2004-2008 average of 2,605. The number of people seriously injured remains above the 2015 milestone but continues a general downward trend.
4 children were reported as killed in 2015, an average of 7 a year in the 2013-2015 period, 57% (8) below the 2004-2008 average of 15. The level of reduction seen to date exceeded the 2015 milestone and 2020 target of a 50% fall.
57% (186) below the 2004-2008 average of 325. The number of children seriously injured exceeded the 2015 milestone and continues a general downward trend.