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Managing Occupational Road Risk

Risk Assessments

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Costs Of Road Traffic Collisions

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Fleet Driver Trainers
About Fleet Driver Trainers
Health and Safety
Legal Obligations
Managing Occupational Road Risk
Risk Assessments
Fuel Economy
Costs of Road Traffic Collisions
Training & Assessment Classroom or Car?
Assessments and Courses
Driver Assessment
Standard 1 Day Course
Supplementary 1 Day Course
Advanced Driving Course
Trainers
Course Fees
Contact Us
Costs of Road Traffic Collisions

Department of Transport statistics show that in 2007 the benefit to the country as a whole in preventing one fatal road casualty as being
£1 648 390 !

The benefit of preventing one seriously injured casualty as being
£185 220

The benefit of preventing one slightly injured casualty as being
£14 280

A collision can involve costs to:-

 

Individuals, both those involved, and family, friends and colleagues

 

The State, various public institutions, the government,

ultimately the taxpayer

 

Businesses

 

Cost Of Casualties To Business

 

Loss Of Man Hours For Medical Treatment

 

Loss Of man Hours For Court Attendance

 

Loss Of man hours Due To Admin

 

Damage To Products

 

Damage To Equipment

 

Sick Pay

 

Loss Of Contracts

 

Loss Of Reputation

 

Loss Of Image (TV News, Newspapers)

 

Wasted Expense Of Recruitment

 

Wasted Expense Of Training

 

New Recruitment Process

 

New Training Requirement

 

Loss Of Expertise

 

Loss Of Contacts

 

Management And Administration Time

 

Insurance Excess

 

Increased Insurance Costs

 

Legal Fees

 

Vehicle Recovery

 

Vehicle Repair

 

Vehicle Hire

 

Missed Appointments

 

Loss Of Business

 

 

Cost Of Casualties To The State

 

Immediate Costs:-

 

Ambulance service

 

Police Emergency Response

 

Fire & Rescue Service

 

Hospital Casualty Department

 

Legal Costs:-

 

Police Accident Investigation

 

Crown Prosecution Service

 

Magistrates Court

 

Crown Court

 

Lawyers

 

Solicitors

 

Prison

 

Probation Service

 

HSE Investigation

 

Health Care Costs:-

 

Hospital Ward

 

Hospital Operation

 

Hospital Out Patients

 

Physiotherapy

 

Occupational Therapy

 

Counselling

 

Psychologists

 

Drugs

 

Equipment e.g. Wheelchairs

 

Financial Costs:-

 

Benefits Payments

 

Lost Revenue From Income Tax

 

Lost Revenue From National Insurance

 

Lost Revenue From Tax On Purchases (VAT & Duty)

 

 

Cost Of Casualties To The Individual

 

Affected People:-

 

Spouse or Partner

 

Children

 

Parents

 

Siblings

 

Family

 

Friends

 

Colleagues

 

Feelings:-

 

Shock

 

Shame

 

Embarrassment

 

Grief

 

Guilt

 

Loss

 

Family Costs:-

 

Journeys For Hospital Visits

 

Journeys For Hospital Appointments

 

Loss Of Income Of Injured Person

 

Loss Of Income Of Partner Or Carer

 

Extra Childcare Costs

 

Court Fines

 

Funeral Expenses

 

Relationship Breakdown

 

Divorce

 

Vehicle Costs:-

 

Vehicle Recovery

 

Vehicle Repair

 

Vehicle Hire

 

Insurance Excess

 

Increased Insurance Premiums

 

 

 

Costs Of Road Casualties
Casualties
Cost / Casualty
Total Cost
Killed
2 946
£1 648 390
£4 856 156 940
Seriously Injured
27 774
£185 220
£5 144 300 280
Slightly Injured
217 060
£14 280
£3 099 616 800
Total
£13 100 074 020