Road Transport Data (2016)
The 2016 road transport data reflected that 11,363 road crashes occurred in the year 2016. Speed violation is
reported as the major cause of road crashes in 2016 and it accounted for 33.86% of the total road crashes reported.
Loss of control and dangerous driving followed closely as they both accounted for 15.43% and 8.53% of the total road
A total of 30,105 Nigerians got injured in the road traffic crashes recorded in 2016. 28,250 of the 30,105 Nigerians
that got injured, representing 94% of the figure, are adults while the remaining 1,855 Nigerians, representing 6% of
the figure are children. 22, 705 male Nigerians, representing 75%, got injured in road crashes in 2016 while 7,400
female Nigerians, representing 25%, got injured.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics