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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 […]

Number of road deaths down in 2015

Latest figures from Somerset Road Safety show that 22 people were killed on the county’s roads in 2015. That’s 11 fatalities fewer than in 2014 and almost 25 per cent lower than the target set by Somerset County Council. The Council’s road safety team receives police reports following any injury accidents recorded by the police […]