The UK’s Most Dangerous Roads

JonathanJune 14, 2018

The UK’s Most Dangerous Roads

We’ve submitted FOI requests to 39* police forces around the UK to uncover the nation’s most dangerous roads.

The results showed that the M6, Britain’s longest motorway, and the A8(M), the shortest, were the most dangerous with 227 accidents occurring on these stretches in 2017.

Here is a full list of the most dangerous roads around the country:

Location Road Number of Accidents
Cheshire /
M6 227
Scotland A8(M) 227
Devon A30 213
Dorset A35 173
Warwickshire A46 123
Staffordshire A34 112
Greater Manchester Manchester Road 100
West Mercia A49 106
Cheshire A49 92
Northampton M1 58
North Wales A55 52
Norfolk A47 51
Cumbria A66 50
Cumbria A590 50
Gloucestershire A38 50
Gloucestershire A40 50
Cleveland A19 40
Humberside A165 Holderness Road 27
Leicester A5199 Welford Road 20

*Data on number of serious road accidents in 2017 requested from 39 UK police forces in December 2017 with 27 responses recieved.

Image Credit – monkeybusinessimages

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