June 29 2007.

Road Casualties in Great Britain. Main Results: 2006 are now available from the Department for Transport website.

There were 599 motorcycle user fatalities in 2006, 5 per cent higher than during 2005. The number of killed or seriously injured remained at about the same level compared to 2005 (down less than 1 per cent from 6,508 in 2005 to 6,484 in 2006). The all motorcycle user casualties figure for 2006 of 23,326 is 6 per cent less than in 2005.

The DfT report is available from  

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