Posts tagged: Accident Statistics

Road Traffic Accident Statistics

  • 6 children aged 0-7 are killed or seriously injured every week on the road
  • 18 children aged 8-11 are killed or seriously injured every week on the roads and more than one is killed every fortnight
  • Young people between 11 and 16 are more at risk of being killed or seriously injured as a pedestrian or cyclist than any other age group

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

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  • Accidents are the most common cause of death and disability in children
  • In a class of 30 children, on average, every child will have received hospital treatment for two accidental injuries before their 16th birthday
  • In a class of 30 children, on average, two will be killed or injured in a road traffic accident
  • A number of children will sustain injuries at school before their 16th birthday