For the 13th consecutive year, RACC have prepared Risk Mapping results for the Spanish EuroRAP network. 1,386 sections of the Spanish road network, representing 24,803 km of State Highway Network and account for 51% of total road traffic in Spain.
Major findings include:
- 14.2% of sections analysed have unacceptably high risk (medium-high and high risk)
- Galicia (19%) and Catalonia (18.9%) are the regions with the highest proportion of unacceptably high risk on their network
- The N-320 between Guadalajara and Madrid, the N-435 in Badajoz and the N-340 between Granada and Almeria have the highest risk
- The 10 most dangerous sections in Spain are national single carriageway with two lanes for traffic.
Five of the ten most dangerous stretches for motorcyclists are located in Andalusia. It is followed by Catalonia (three sections among the ten highest risk) and Madrid (two sections).
In addition to the national Risk Map; RACC have released their 13th Risk Map for regional roads in Catalonia.