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West Yorkshire ranked 35 of 78 counties.

Serious crashes in the county fell by 3% between 2010-12 and 2013-15.

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

Persistently higher risk roads

A629

From roundabout with A650 in Keighley to roundabout with A58 in Halifax

22 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

1 fatal

A638

From the A58/M62 Chain Bar Interchange to A649/A62 junction at Heckmondwide

11 serious crashes between 2013 and 2015

0 fatal

Improved roads

A649

from the A58/A649 at Hipperholme to the A638/A62 at Heckmondwike

73% reduction in serious crashes

M1

from Junction 43 (Belle Isle Interchange) to Junction 35 (Thorpe Hesley)

54% reduction in serious crashes

Number of crashes

Total

15,195
12,757 Slight

9.3%

2,290 Serious

2.7%

148 Fatal

8.6%

Cost of crashes

£388m

Annual total

(average)

£171

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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