Road traffic accidents and driving related offences

1.How many road traffic accidents were reported in your district in the calendar year 2008?

2,102 in the Devon County Council area.

2.How many road traffic accidents were reported in your district in the calendar year 2018?

This information is currently being validated by the Department for Transport and is due for publication at the end of June 2019.The information is therefore exempt under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 22 Information intended for future publication.  When published the data for 2018 will be available on this webpage = Collision Data 

3.From roads within your district, which have the most reported road traffic accidents in the 10-year period of 2008-2018?

Roads vary significantly in length and traffic volumes we calculate accident rates and risk scores for A and B roads, see p55 of Year End Report for methodology.

The worst performing A road is A377 Exeter A30 Junction 30 Alphington Rd to Exe Bridges.

The worst performing B road is B3212 Exeter: Cowick St from Cowick Lane to Exe Bridges.

4.How many speeding offences were recorded within your district in the calendar year 2008?

Devon County Council is not responsible for recording speeding offences and therefore does not hold this information. Please contact the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) using the information on the link provided.

5.How many speeding offences were recorded within your district in the calendar year 2018?

Devon County Council is not responsible for recording speeding offences and therefore does not hold this information. Please contact the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) using the information on the link provided.

6.How many registered drivers live within your district?

Devon County council is not responsible for driver registration and therefore does not hold this information. Please contact the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) using the information on the link provided.

7.What is the total population of your district? 

Please view our Facts and Figures webpage which brings together a range of statistics about the people of Devon from a range of sources including population  figures and projections for the County area.  

8.How many mobile phone related driving charges were issued within your district in the calendar year 2008?

Devon County Council is not responsible for mobile phone related driving charges and therefore does not hold this information. Please contact Devon and Cornwall Police using the information on the link provided.

9.How many mobile phone related driving charges were issued within your district in the calendar year 2018?

Please see the response to the previous question.

10.How many newly qualified drivers entered the roads within your district in 2018?

Devon County council is not responsible for driver registration and therefore does not hold this information. Please contact the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) using the information on the link provided.

11.How many road traffic accidents reported in 2008 included drivers within the age bracket of 18-24?

2008 road casualty statistics are not readily available. The latest 5 year casualty trends by car driver age bands can be found on page 41 of our Year End Report.

12.How many road traffic accidents reported in 2018 included drivers within the age bracket of 18-24?

2018 data is not yet published. Please refer to the response to Question 2. Road casualty statistics for 2017 by road user type are published in our Year End Report, see page 34 and 41.

13.How many people aged over 65 reside in your district currently?

Please view our Facts and Figures webpage which brings together a range of statistics about the people of Devon from a number of sources including a breakdown by age under Area Profiles. 

14.How many road traffic accidents reported in your district in 2008 included drivers aged a) 18-24 b) 25-64 c) 65+

2008 road casualty statistics are not readily available. The latest available 5 year casualty trends by car driver age bands can be found on page 41 of our Year End Report.

15.How many road traffic accidents reported in your district in 2018 included drivers aged a) 18-24 b) 25-64 c) 65+

Road casualty statistics for 2017 by road user type are published in our Year End Report, see page 34 and 41.

Figures for 2018 are not available, please refer to the response to Question 2.