While some accidents are spectacular, the coach is still a mode of transport that is fourteen times safer than the car. Since 01/01/2015, coaches must be equipped with approved safety belts and the use of seat belts is mandatory.
In 2020, 102 injury traffic accidents involved a coach, or 0.2 % of personal accidents. 11 people were killed: 5 car users and 6 vulnerable users (1 cyclists and 5 users of powered two-wheeler).
In 2020, 482 injury traffic accidents involved a bus, or 1 % of personal injuries. 22 people were killed, including 8 pedestrians, 1 cyclist, 2 users of powered two-wheeler, 8 user of cars or light goods vehicle and 3 bus occupants.
In 2020, 104 tramway accidents were recorded in the BAAC file. 6 people were killed : 3 pedestrains, 2 cyclists and 1 user of car or light goods vehicle.