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West Midlands ranked 41 of 78 counties.

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

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

Number of crashes

Total

16,814
14,219 Slight

3.2%

2,428 Serious

2.1%

167 Fatal

7.1%

Cost of crashes

£424m

Annual total

(average)

£151

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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