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Essex ranked 37 of 78 counties.

Serious crashes in the county fell by 2% between 2010-12 and 2013-15.

Unless road safety is improved, Essex will fall short of international targets to halve road deaths within a decade.

Persistently higher risk roads

A121

From roundabout with A10 (next to Cedars Park) to A104 (Epping New Road)

22 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

A1169

From the A414/A1019 roundabout (Burnt Mill) to the A414 roundabout (Southern Way)

6 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

2 fatal

A126

From the A13 north of Lakeside Shopping Centre to the A1089 Dock Approach Road (Asda Roundabout)

15 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

Improved roads

A1060

from the A1250 in Bishop's Stortford to A138/A1114 roundabout in Chelmsford

49% reduction in serious crashes

Number of crashes

Total

11,719
9,698 Slight

2.0%

1,904 Serious

1.6%

117 Fatal

11.4%

Cost of crashes

£311m

Annual total

(average)

£175

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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