Road safety planning and policing: what we have a right to expect
Road casualty information that should be considered
Other relevant information
Past strategies
Options that should be considered

Merseyside road safety failures

Merseyside / national road safety failures

Merseyside road safety concerns

So-Mo project on pedestrian casualties

Merseyside road safety improvements

Taking action on poor road safety

Current campaigns





Child pedestrian casualties: Merseyside is the worst metropolitan area

Merseyside has the worst rate of serious child pedestrian casualties out of the metropolitan areas of Great Britain.

The chart shows a comparison of police force areas in the metropolitan counties and London for the rate of child pedestrians reported killed or seriously injured per 100,000 children.

Merseyside has a rate more than double that of London.

The second chart shows the 50 police force areas in Great Britain. Merseyside has the second worst rate in Great Britain, with only Lancashire having a higher rate.

For details of the calculations and sources, see
For Merseyside road casualties, see

Last updated: 15 Oct 2018