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Road safety

Road safety relates to the safety of users in general and of specific target groups in specific areas (residential and shopping areas and schools).

Police figures
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 1st half year
Road accidents 1389 1335 1517 1385 1360 1458 546
Traffic nuisance - Total 50 65 120 132 117 110 37
Parking problems 35 43 49 53 51 46 15
Traffic congestion 15 22 71 79 66 64 22
Speeding (roads) 20 14 14 7 15 10 16
Safety monitor
2014 2015 2016 2017 2019
% Speeding vehicles: great nuisance [%] 27 25.7 24 25.4 23.9
Traffic nuisance (% great nuisance) [%] 36 37.1 32.6 35.1 34.4
% Parking problems: great nuisance [%] 17.3 19.7 19 18.2 17.9
% Aggressive driving: great nuisance [%] 9.4 8.6 9.8 9.1

Road safety relates to the safety of road users in general and of specific target groups in specific areas (residential areas, around schools and shopping areas, etc.). Road safety is influenced by physical factors (the infrastructure) and the behaviour of road users.