Traffic accidents with casualties, fatalities and injured

DEFINITIONS

Age – age during the event of the accident in full years – usually derived from personal identity codes.

County – the place of the traffic accident registered by the police. Data until October 2017 is distributed by the administrative division that existed before administrative reform.

METHODOLOGY

Estonian Road Administration gathers data concerning traffic accidents based on protocols compiled by the police. The police will forward data to the Estonian Road Administration pursuant to the directive of the government of Estonia titled “Procedures for Registration, Ascertaining Circumstances and Keeping Track of Traffic Accidents and Statutes of Traffic Accidents Database”.

LINKS

Statistics on traffic accidents are disseminated also through the webpage of Estonian Road Administration.

Estonia sends their data to European traffic accidents database CARE. Some of the tables are available here: European Road Safety Observatory.

CONTACT

Reimo Tarkiainen

Estonian Road Administration

E-mail: Reimo.Tarkiainen[at]mnt.ee

 

Updated: 21.03.2019