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UK Road Accident Statistics

There are an estimated 3 million company cars on the road. Approximately one in every three road crashes involve a vehicle being driven for work. That's 3 deaths EVERY DAY involving company vehicles
   
Company drivers who drive more than 80% of their annual mileage on work related journeys have over 50% more injury accidents than similar drivers who do no work related mileage
   
Every week approximately 200 road deaths and serious injuries involves someone at work
   
About 300 people are killed each year as a result of drivers falling asleep at the wheel. Approximately 4 in 10 crashes that are related to tiredness involve someone driving a company vehicle
   
Work-related road accidents are the biggest cause of work related accidental death. Between 800 and 1000 people are killed annually in work-related road traffic accidents compared to approximately 250 fatalities due to other work related accidents
   
Business drivers have collision rates that are 30 – 40% higher than those of private drivers
   

 

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