In 2020, drivers represented 104 out of the 211 lives lost, making drivers the largest group of Victorians who lost their lives.
In the last ten years, more than 410 motorcycle riders and pillion passengers have lost their lives and more than 10,000 riders and pillions have been seriously injured on Victorian roads.
In the last 10 years, more than 400 pedestrians lost their lives on Victorian roads. In the last five years, an average of 37 pedestrians were killed each year.
The proportion of drivers and motorcycle riders who lost their lives with a BAC greater than 0.05g/100ml has declined from 38% in 1987 to 17% in 2015.
Inappropriate and excessive speed is one of the major factors contributing to crashes on Victoria's roads. Since 2008, 29% of all fatalities have involved excessive or inappropriate speed.
In 2020, 26 drivers and passengers that were killed on Victorian roads were not wearing seatbelts. The five year average for deaths is 25 people.
Only 24% of the Victorian population lives outside the metropolitan area, yet half of all lives lost in 2018 on Victorian roads occurred in regional Victoria.
Local Government Area (LGA) lives lost statistics
In 2018, 131 drivers and passengers lost their lives, representing 62% of the total number of lives lost on our roads.