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Lancashire ranked 62 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, Lancashire will fail to meet international targets to halve road deaths within a decade.

Persistently higher risk roads

A5209

From the A59 to M6

12 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

1 fatal

A588

From the A6 to the A585

28 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

1 fatal

A589

From the A683 (in the south at Heysham Bypass near Heysham) to the A683 junction in the north near Scale Hall

9 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

A6

From the A589 to the M6 roundabout

23 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

3 fatal

A671

From the A646 (Burnley road) to B6377 (Shawclough Road)

11 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

A681

From the A681 to the A6033

9 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

1 fatal

A683

From the Heysham Nuclear Power Station to the A589 (Caton Road)

13 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

Improved roads

A56

from the M65 J8 to the M66/A56 in Edenfield

58% reduction in serious crashes

Number of crashes

Total

11,345
9,057 Slight

12.4%

2,177 Serious

9.3%

111 Fatal

5.9%

Cost of crashes

£323m

Annual total

(average)

£219

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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