May 2020 Road Safety dashboard

In May 2020, 226 people were killed on French roads, in France mainland or in French overseas territories.

The population lockdown from 17 March to 10 May 2020 included due to the management of Covid 19 has greatly reduced all travel, particularly individual or leisure travel.

France Mainland

In France mainland, 205 people died on roads in May 2020, 130 fewer than in May 2019. The decrease mainly concerns car users (-52 killed i.e. -3%). Conversely, motorcyclist fatalities have increased significantly (+21 killed, i.e. +4%).


In French Overseas, 21 people died on roads in May 2020, 2 more than in May 2019.