East Sussex ranked 61 of 78 counties.

Serious and fatal crashes in the county increased by 8% between 2010-12 and 2013-15, with road safety performance falling behind Britain as a whole.

Unless improved, East Sussex will fail to meet international targets to halve road deaths within a decade.

Persistently higher risk roads


From A2100 (The Ridge West) bridge to junction with A259 in Hastings

15 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal


From junction with A2036 at Glyne Gap to junction with Mill Lane just south of Guestling

28 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

3 fatal


From junction with A229 (Merriments Lane) to A2100 (The Ridge West) bridge

25 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

4 fatal


From junction with A271 (Boreham Hill) to junction with A259 in Bexhill

10 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

Number of crashes


5,106 Slight


1,323 Serious


59 Fatal


Cost of crashes


Annual total



Per resident


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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