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Northamptonshire ranked 54 of 78 counties.

Serious and fatal crashes in the county increased by 3% between 2010-12 and 2013-15, with road safety performance falling behind Britain as a whole.

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

Persistently higher risk roads

A5028

From the A45/A6 junction (18) to A6 south of Rushden

9 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

Improved roads

A43

from the A427 roundabout north east of Corby to the A1175/A606 in central Stamford

69% reduction in serious crashes

Number of crashes

Total

3,831
2,955 Slight

0.8%

802 Serious

3.8%

74 Fatal

0.0%

Cost of crashes

£159m

Annual total

(average)

£223

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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