Road casualties in Britain rise for first time in 18 years

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Fleets as well as the Government and carmakers are being called on to take action as new figures show the first increase in road casualties in Britain in 18 years. 
 
Latest Department for Transport figures show there were 1,775 reported road deaths in 2014, an increase of 4% compared with 2013. The number of those killed or seriously injured in Britain increased by 5% to 24,582. There were a total of 194,477 casualties of all severities, an increase of 6%, the first increase in overall casualties since 1997. 
 
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