• Globally, road deaths will kill more people than malaria, the current number 1 killer now, within 10 years according to the UN
  • Running off the road accounts for 30% of all road deaths
  • Motorways are 7 times safer than A roads
  • Road crashes cost the British economy more than 2% of GDP
  • Motorcyclists account for 1% of traffic but 21% of serious and fatal collisions
  • Work related road safety is not a cost, it’s an investment which gives high returns.
  • The most dangerous thing most people do in the course of their work is travel in a car.
  • No case for Corporate Manslaughter has involved driving for work yet, but it is only a matter of time so your company could really make the headlines.
  • 1 or 2 people at work are killed on the roads every day and 20 suffer serious or life changing injuries.
  • Insurance usually covers less than half the cost of a crash
  • Managing work related road safety effectively will reduce insurance premiums

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the following individuals for their invaluable input to the programme:

Graham Feest
Road Safety Consultant / Secretary of AIRSO

Kevin O’Leary
Funding Researcher

Jenny Green
Primary School Teaching Adviser

Jayne Westwood
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Business Link

Steven Polkinghorne
UKTI

Ian Kemeys
Webmaster for The Stilwell Partnership