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West Sussex ranked 66 of 78 counties.

Serious and fatal crashes in the county increased by 11% between 2010-12 and 2013-15, with road safety performance falling behind Britain as a whole.

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

Persistently higher risk roads

A273

From the A272 at Haywards Heath to the A23

11 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

2 fatal

A281

From the A272 at Cowfold to A23 at Pyecombe

9 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

2 fatal

A285

From the A272 at Petworth to the A27 north of Chi

12 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

2 fatal

A29

From the A27 east of Chi to the B2166/B2259 roundabout at Bognor

7 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

2 fatal

Number of crashes

Total

6,059
4,805 Slight

8.7%

1,188 Serious

13.5%

66 Fatal

21.4%

Cost of crashes

£114m

Annual total

(average)

£138

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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