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The State of Ottawa Road Safety

THE STATE OF OTTAWA ROAD SAFETY OTTAWA'S ROADS KEEP GETTING BUSIER Each year the number of licensed drivers in Ottawa grows by more than 15,000 OTTAWA IS THE AND THE 3d 10" th MOST CONGESTED CITY IN CANADA MOST CONGESTED CITY IN NORTH AMERICA HOW SAFE ARE OTTAWA'S ROADS? IN 2012 THERE WERE 14,503 REPORTED COLLISIONS 96% INVOLVED MOTOR VEHICLES 1.6% INVOLVED PEDESTRIANS o 1.4% INVOLVED CYCLISTS 0.7% INVOLVED MOTORCYCLES # OF PERSONAL INJURIES FROM ACCIDENTS IS DECLINING EVERY YEAR 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 4,161 4,044 3,860 3,715 3,432 WHEN & WHERE DO MOST ACCIDENTS HAPPEN? BETWEEN 3-6 P.M. IS THE MOST DANGEROUS TIME TO BE ON THE ROAD SUN MON TUE WED THR FRI SAT THE FEWEST ACCIDENTS HAPPEN ON SUNDAYS WHILE THE MOST HAPPEN ON FRIDAYS YOU ARE 3.7X MORE LIKELY TO GET INTO A CAR ACCIDENT ON A DRY DAY THAN A WET ONE TOP 3 SIGNALIZED INTERSECTION ACCIDENT LOCATIONS IN OTTAWA HUNT CLUB ROAD & RIVERSIDE DRIVE RUSSELL ROAD & WALKLEY ROAD WEST HUNT CLUB ROAD & WOODROFFE AVE. Bergeron Clifford OTTAWA PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS Bergeron Clifford LLP || 185 Somerset Street West #305 || Ottawa, ON || K2P OJ2 || (613) 241-4777 A www.bergeronclifford.com @bclawyers f www.facebook.com/bergeron.clifford SOURCES: 1. "Information on Road Users."City of Ottawa. http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/transportation-and-parking/road-safety/information-road-users 2. "2008-2012 Ottawa Road Safety Report."City of Ottawa. http://ottawa.ca/len/residents/transportation-and-parking/road-safety/2008-2012-ottawa-road-safety-report#top 3. "Ottawa's Traffic Congestion Ranks Third Word http://metronews.ca/news/ottawa/292133/ottawas-traffic-congestion-ranked-third-worst-in-canada-10th-worst-in-north-america/ Canada, 10th Worst in North America."Metro News. CCC

The State of Ottawa Road Safety

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How safe are Ottawa's Roads? This roundup by Bergeron Clifford LLP takes a look at the Ottawa Road Safety reports from the Safer Roads Ottawa Program over the past few years, and here's what we found!...

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