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A protest campaign over poor walking and cycling safety

Effective road safety planning: what should be happening

What the vision should be
Road safety planning and policing: what we have a right to expect
Poor Merseyside road casualties 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





Liverpool pedestrian casualties: the worst metropolitan borough

Liverpool has the worst rate of serious pedestrian casualties out of all the English metropolitan boroughs, with a rate over double the national average.

The chart shows a comparison of the metropolitan boroughs for the rate of pedestrians reported killed or seriously injured per 100,000 population. Merseyside boroughs are highlighted.

For the latest comparison (not much better), go to

The second chart shows the same comparison for child pedestrians. Liverpool is again the worst.

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

Last updated: 9 Feb 2021