August 2020 Road Safety dashboard

In August 2020, 248 people were killed on French roads, in France mainland or in French overseas territories.

The decrease in fatalities due to implementation of population lockdown decline.

France Mainland

In France Mainland, 235 people died on the roads in August 2020, 55 fewer than in August 2019. The estimated number of fatalities is lower than last year for motorists (108 fatalities or 36 fewer) and motorcyclists (43 fatalities or 24 fewer). While fatalities are falling everywhere, the number of accidents is rising in urban areas, where accidents are less serious.


In French Overseas, 13 people died on roads in August 2020, +2 killed compared to August 2019.