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UK’s deadliest area for motorists revealed to be where thousands of Britons crash each year

The UK’s deadliest areas for motorists have been revealed to be home to thousands of British crashes each year – but do you live in a hotspot?

Despite having some of the safest roads in Europe, around 70 Britons are seriously injured on our roads every day.

Friday, commuters have the highest risk of collisions

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Friday, commuters have the highest risk of collisions
70 Britons are seriously injured in collisions every day

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70 Britons are seriously injured in collisions every dayCredit: Getty

Although road safety has improved significantly and accidents have decreased by 92% in the past six years, to stay alert to avoid possible accidents this winter, here are the hot spots to keep in mind .

Motoleosystem combined variables such as frequency, weather conditions, age group, and time to create an accident database.

Kent has the highest number of accidents according to local authorities, with more than 49,216 accidents reported since 2009 involving 92,310 vehicles.

According to the report, the highest age group involved in these accidents is 21-30, with 7,163 accidents occurring in this age group.

It is currently estimated that 1,855,000 people live in the Kent County Council area, which means one in every 38 residents.

With a population of just over 2,000, the Isle of Scilly has the lowest crash record with just 18 crashes recorded in the past 12 years, but Scotland takes the crown for the safest area.

Five of the top 10 regions with the lowest accident records are in Scotland – these include the Orkney Islands, the Shetland Islands, the Western Isles, Clackmannanshire and East Renfrewshire.

The Southeast has the highest number of accidents in 11 years

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The Southeast has the highest number of accidents in 11 years

And with 3,705 crashes with an estimated population of 9721, the City of London is the most dangerous area to drive to – one in three people in the area.

Doncaster followed with one accident for every 12 and Westminster with one accident for every 14.

With a population of 290,998, Hartlepool has only recorded 1,511 accidents over the past 12 years – this means one in every 193 people who live there.

Next is the Isles of Scilly with one accident for every 120 and Newport (Wales) with one accident for every 108.

There are 26.5 million working people aged 16 – 74 in England and Wales. Of these, 16.7 million people drive themselves to work (15.3 million) or take the elevator (1.4 million).

It is therefore conceivable that accidents will happen during this time – 12% of all accidents are part of the journey to and from.

The highest number of crashes occurred on Fridays (267,768) in the afternoons and evenings – which suggests that our rush to get home on weekends can have a direct impact on the increase in accidents on the way in. this moment.

Drivers in the City of London are most likely to be involved in an accident

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Drivers in the City of London are most likely to be involved in an accident
Drivers in the City of London are most likely to be involved in an accident

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Drivers in the City of London are most likely to be involved in an accident
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/motors/16837925/crash-hotspots-in-the-uk-revealed/ UK’s deadliest area for motorists revealed to be where thousands of Britons crash each year

Caroline Bleakley

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