Hampshire Constabulary records the details of all road traffic collisions in their force area which result in injuries being sustained to drivers / riders, passengers or pedestrians to a national standard. Information obtained from these reports is passed to Hampshire County Council who mange the information and use it to identify road safety problems/concerns, identify remedial measures and monitor casualty trends.
In 2013 there were a total of 2500 accidents on Hampshire roads, excluding motorway and trunk roads, and the cities of Southampton, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.
These resulted in 3061 casualties of which:
To reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured (KSI)in road traffic accidents on Hampshire’s roads by 20% from the 2004 to 2008 average by 2020.
To reduce the number of children killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents on Hampshire’s roads by 20% from the 2004 to 2008 average by 2020. Interim Target: To achieve 50% of the targeted reduction by 2015.
The Road Safety Team will continue to work towards reducing these figures and meeting the targets outlined in Hampshire's Local Transport Plan.
The Road Safety Team will continue to deliver and develop road safety education, training and publicity initiatives to raise awareness about road safety and the actions people can take to help keep themselves safe.
For more information please contact the Road Safety Team: