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 2019.

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Road transport

In 2019 there were 104.080 accidents on all road networks, with 1.755 fatalities. Of these, 11.955 accidents occurred on the State Road Network, with 408 fatalities.

Rail transport

151 accidents occurred on the General Interest Rail Network in 2019, with 22 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.