Centre for Road Safety

Road crash analysis

We collate and provide road crash statistics using data from NSW Health, the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), icare (Insurance & Care NSW) and the NSW Police Force. Each day we process and edit road crash data to obtain information on deaths and serious injuries for every crash. We monitor and report fatal crashes in the:

Our crash database, CrashLink, is used for road safety analysis and research work, strategic planning and policy development. Our road crash data is used by the public and organisations such as the Federal Bureau of Infrastructure; Transport and Regional Economics; NSW Police Force; NRMA Motoring & Services; Australian Bureau of Statistics; local governments; road safety researchers and community groups.

The NSW Road Toll Progress Report (PDF, 236Kb) shows preliminary provisional data as at 1 January 2020.

The NSW Road Traffic Casualty Crashes 2018 (PDF, 2.8Mb) provides a comprehensive statistical statement for the year ended 31 December 2018.

Road Safety Plan 2021

Detailed trauma data reports across different road safety categories have been compiled to support the development of our Road Safety Plan 2021.

Reports and data

Our reports on road user injuries and deaths in NSW include:

How to use this information has details on how we define and record statistics.