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2020 Targets

New targets for 2015 and 2020, measured against a 2004/2008 baseline are contained in the Scottish Government's publication "Scotland's Road Safety Framework to 2020" which was published in June 2009.

These targets are:

Target(1)2015 Milestone2020 Targets
% Reduction% Reduction
People Killed30%40%
People Seriously Injured43%55%
Children (Aged <16) Killed35%50%
Children (Aged <16) Seriously Injured50%65%
Slight Casualty Rate(2)-10%

Road Safety Target Figures to 2020 with milestones at 2015

(1) Source: Scotland's Road Safety Framework to 2020.
(2) Number of people injured per 100 million vehicle kilometres.

Target2004 2008 (1) Average


2015 Milestone% Reduction2020 Targets

Actual Values (2)

People Killed1430%1040%859612
People Seriously Injured12743%7255%5767848364
Children (Aged <16) Killed0(4)35%050%00000
Children (Aged <16) Seriously Injured1250%665%44662
Slight Casualty Rate (3)24--10%22201717N/A

(1) Source: Table 42 of "Reported Road Casualties Scotland 2008", except for children killed.
(2) Source: Reported Road Casualties Scotland 2010, 2011 and 2012.
(3) Number of people injured per 100 million vehicle kilometres. Source: Table 41 of "Reported Road Casualties Scotland 2012"
(4) This is the average. It does not mean zero killed in 2004 - 2008.
(5) 2013 values are provisional values from Police Scotland

Dumfries and Galloway Road Safety Targets to 2020, with milestones at 2015

Figure 5: Number of People killed

Figure 6: Number of People Seriously Injured

Figure 7: Slight Casualty Rate

Figure 8: Number of Slight Casualties

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