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Somerset North & Bath ranked 77 of 78 counties.

Serious and fatal crashes in the county increased by 25% between 2010-12 and 2013-15, with road safety performance falling behind Britain as a whole.

Unless improved, Somerset North & Bath will fail to meet international targets to halve road deaths within a decade.

Number of crashes

Total

2,019
1,720 Slight

21.0%

270 Serious

27.4%

29 Fatal

3.6%

Cost of crashes

£98m

Annual total

(average)

£251

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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