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Motorcycle user casualties

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  • Release date: 2 July 2014
  • Period covered: 2013
  • Next update: 23 July 2015
A report which includes information on the risks of motorcycling, bike engine capacity, time of accidents, local conditions and casualties by age, gender, junction location and local authority area.

Key points

  • In 2013, there were 17 motorcyclist fatalities on Welsh roads. This is the lowest figure since Welsh records began in 1979.
  • In 2013, there were 229 seriously injured motorcyclist casualties, giving the total number killed or seriously injured (KSI) at 246 casualties during the year.
  • There were 439 slightly injured motorcyclist casualties; this figure was higher than the number of slight casualties in each year since 2009.


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