A survey carried out by the Road Safety Foundation and EuroRAP has revealed some of the most dangerous roads in the UK.
The study looked at 28,000 miles of motorways and A roads in Britain that did not form part of significant urban regions. The roads in the study make up 11 per cent of the UK’s road network but they bear 56 % of all traffic.
A map was produced following the survey which colour codes the roads in terms of risk factor. The most dangerous are black, red represents a medium risk and green is the safest category.
A seven mile stretch of road on the A537 from Macclesfield to Buxton was acknowledged in the survey as the most dangerous in the country with 44 fatal accidents in four years.
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Other roads also highlighted as dangerous are the M65 in Nelson, Lancashire and the A5012 between the East Midlands and Pikehall junctions.
Some of the key figures revealed from the report are highlighted below:
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