Road safety objective: the trend is downward in the number of deaths and serious injuries

News of the 28/04/2023

In March 2023, the number of deaths on the roads of mainland France decreased by 14% compared to the same month of the previous year, according to estimates by the National Interministerial Observatory for Road Safety (ONISR). In addition, the number of serious injuries also decreased by 15%.

Those numbers are also down for the first quarter of 2023 compared to the same period in 2022, with fatalities down 9% and serious injuries down 6%.

The number of road traffic injury accidents reported by the authorities on the roads of mainland France is also down by 12% in March 2023 compared to March 2022, with a total of 3,777 accidents.

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