Links and resources

Road casualties

DfT annual reports on reported road casualties
2018: - or from here
2017: - or from here
2016: - or from here
2015: - or from here
2014: - or from here
2013: - or from here
2012: - or from here
2011 Report
2010 Report
2009 Report
2008 Report
2007 Report
2006 Report
2005 Report
2004 Report
2003 Report
2002 Report
2001 Report

DfT road casualty databases from 2005 to 2018

DfT road casualty data for English local authorities

Police area and Highway Authority area casualty figures published on this website are also available in DfT publications as follows

DfT archived road casualty reports including annual reports of reported road casualties 2001 to 2009

Health and active transport

BMA: Healthy transport = Healthy lives
Healthy transport = Healthy lives (July 2012) British Medical Association or from here - a comprehensive 121-page report

Public Health Recommendations
Take Action on Active Travel (updated 2010) Association of Directors of Public Health and 110 other signatory bodies. or from here
"We call on ministers, civil servants, local authorities and all involved to make a big shift now: invest heavily in walking and cycling, and recreate an environment where children can play in the street and adults lead an active life."

International comparison of walking, cycling and obesity rates
Bassett D, Pucher J, Buehler R, Thompson D, and Crouter S (2008) Walking, Cycling, and Obesity Rates in Europe, North America, and Australia. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2008 5 795-814 or from here

International comparison of obesity rates
OECD (2012) Obesity update 2012 or from here

England childhood obesity rates 2006/7 to 2011/12
Department of Health (December 2012) National Child Measurement Programme: England, 2011/12 school year or from here - showing a steady increase in the total of overweight or obese Year 6 children from 31.6% in 2006/7 to 33.9% in 2011/12

Road safety videos

Share the Road (30 second video from the American Automobile Association promoting safe sharing of the road)

Responsibility for pedestrian safety in the UK

Who is responsible for pedestrian safety in the UK? A case study on the legality of footway parking (2014)