Tag Archives: collisions

Fewer collisions but small increase in number of road deaths in 2018

Newly released statistics show there were 971 injury collisions on Somerset’s roads in 2018 – the lowest number ever reported in the county. The number of people killed or seriously injured remained at 154, the same as in 2017 – although the number of road deaths did increase by 18 per cent to 26. This […]

Scheme to improve cyclist safety completed

Somerset County Council has recently completed work to help improve cyclist safety on Station Road in Taunton. They include a wider cycle lane, box junction markings and warning signs to help drivers be aware of cyclists. They have been carried out after the Council’s Road Safety Team identified a cluster of injury collisions involving cyclists […]

Make road safety your business

Did you know that one third of all road traffic collisions involve people who drive for work? Did you also know that a company’s manager is responsible for ensuring that steps have been taken to protect the safety of its employees? Somerset County Council’s Road Safety Team can help make sure that your company’s driver […]