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Cheshire ranked 11 of 78 counties.

Serious and fatal crashes in the county fell by 18% between 2010-12 and 2013-15.

This rate of improvment means that Cheshire will meet international targets to halve road deaths in a decade.

Persistently higher risk roads

A537

From junction with A523 in Macclesfield to junction with A54 (Buxton Road)

12 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

A536

From junction with A34 just north of Congleton to junction with A523 in Macclesfield

15 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

1 fatal

A559

From junction with A556 just east of Cuddington to junction with A556 at Lostock Gralam

9 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

A56

From the B5157 split to the M56 junction (Bowdon Roundabout)

8 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

Improved roads

A537

from the A50 south of Knutsford to the A523 in Macclesfield

68% reduction in serious crashes

A535

from the A537 near Chelford to the A50 at Holmes Chapel

75% reduction in serious crashes

A540

from the A494/A5117 junction to the A5116 Fountains Roundabout

78% reduction in serious crashes

A559

from the M56 (Stretton J10) to the A556 at Lostock Gralam

75% reduction in serious crashes

A41

from the A550 to A5117 roundabout

91% reduction in serious crashes

Number of crashes

Total

7,556
6,198 Slight

12.9%

1,260 Serious

18.8%

98 Fatal

3.9%

Cost of crashes

£218m

Annual total

(average)

£210

Per resident

(average)

Risk rating

  • Low risk roads
  • Low-medium risk roads
  • Medium risk roads
  • Medium-high risk roads
  • High risk roads
  • Motorway
  • Single and dual carriageway
  • Unrated roads
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