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Safety

Moving people or goods as efficiently and safely as possible is one of the biggest challenges facing the transport sector today. For this reason, OTLE has information on safety and accidents for the different modes of transport.

Graphic fatalities on urban and interurban roads. Chart content in Spanish

Distribution of road fatalities by urban and interurban area and by type of vehicle, in 2020.

Relevant information

Road transport

In 2020 there were 72,959 accidents on all road networks, with 1,370 fatalities. Of these, 7,787 accidents occurred on the State Road Network, with 338 fatalities.

Rail transport

145 accidents occurred on the General Interest Rail Network in 2020, with 13 fatalities.

Air transport

41 accidents involving commercial air transport, general aviation and other flight operations were recorded on Spanish territory in 2020, with 7 fatalities.

Sea transport

Maritime Rescue handled 6.958 emergencies in 2020, with 45.757 people involved and 167 fatalities.