Transport Department - Figure 4.1 Road traffic accident statistics by vehicle class 2002

 

Vehicle class* No. of accidentsNo. of involvements# Casualty by degree of injuryTotal
Fatal Serious Slight
All classes of vehicles 15576 23666 171 3426 17003 20600
Motorcycle 2681 2718 14 599 2430 3043
Private car 6088 7508 53 1264 7554 8871
Public light bus 1048 1098 19 236 1505 1760
Light goods vehicle 2794 3117 55 635 3311 4001
Medium goods vehicle 960 1123 18 263 1250 1531
Heavy goods vehicle 124 126 5 35 171 211
Public bus 2262 2380 16 448 3025 3489
Taxi 3238 3617 19 614 3795 4428
Bicycle 1528 1608 16 303 1290 1609
Tram 73 84 2 19 85 106
Light rail vehicle 27 27 3 7 23 33
Private light bus 83 84 1 14 122 137
Private bus 23 23 2 6 34 42
Handcart 74 74 5 14 59 78
Trailer 4 4 0 2 4 6
Village vehicle 3 3 0 2 1 3
Special purpose vehicle 3 3 0 0 4 4
Concrete mixer 29 29 1 6 32 39
School private light bus 32 32 0 4 37 41
School bus 228 233 4 37 542 583

Notes : (1) * In a single accident, there may be more than one class of vehicle involved
  (2) # Casualties including pedestrian and vehicle occupant of other vehicle class involved