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Transport Scotland Statisticians today released the final 2013 figures for road casualties reported to the police. As well as the 10 per cent fall in overall casualties, to 11,498 in 2013, the figures also show that the number of fatalities fell by three per cent to 172 and the number of serious injuries decreased by 16 per cent to 1,672. The number of people slightly injured decreased by 9 per cent over the year, to 9,654 in 2013.<br />
Casualty numbers for all modes of transport fell, including a 12 per cent fall in pedestrian casualties, an 11 per cent fall for motorcycle casualties and a 3 per cent fall in pedal cycle casualties. There were increases in fatalities amongst car users, motorcyclists and cyclists but fatalities for all other modes of transport fell between 2012 and 2013.<br />
Picture: Universal News And Sport (Europe) 21 October 2014
Transport Scotland Statisticians today released the final 2013 figures for road casualties reported to the police. As well as the 10 per cent fall in overall casualties, to 11,498 in 2013, the figures also show that the number of fatalities fell by three per cent to 172 and the number of serious injuries decreased by 16 per cent to 1,672. The number of people slightly injured decreased by 9 per cent over the year, to 9,654 in 2013.
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