Lincolnshire has the most dangerous roads in the country with the most drivers, passengers and pedestrians being killed, according to a new report.
People living in rural communities are the most likely to be “killed or seriously injured” on the roads, according to findings publishedon Thursday by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTs) and Direct Line Car Insurance.
Since vehicles travel faster on rural roads and there are fewer traffic calming measures, this leads to more “high speed impact collisions”.
Meanwhile, many large towns and small cities have casualty rates below the national average. Bath, for example, has a casualty rate 51 per cent below the national average.
This is absolutely bloody useless unless you are comparing deaths and injuries “per mile traveled”.
Because people who live further away from things tend to travel longer distances to get to things…..