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Table 5 Safety potential for yearly fatalities in Finland by type of vehicle involved if the number of fatalities per population were the same as in Sweden [14, 15]

From: Comparison of road safety in Finland and Sweden

Accident type Accidents involving
Car LGV(a) HGV(b) Car or GV(c)
Single 15 1 1 17
Turning & crossing 10 3 9 12
Head-on & overtaking 31 6 31 36
Rear-end 0 -1 1 0
Moped 1 1 1 3
Bicycle 4 1 0 5
Pedestrian -1 0 6 5
Animal 0 0 0 0
Other 9 2 4 10
Total 68 13 54 87
  1. a LGV light goods vehicle (max 3500 kg)
  2. b HGV heavy goods vehicle (over 3500 kg)
  3. cAny car or goods vehicle