The number of people killed on Britain’s roads fell to a record low of 1,754 in 2012, according to the latest government report from the Department for Transport. The figure still equates to five road deaths a day or 34 a week, but at least suggests our roads are getting safer and reflects a long-term trend of falling road deaths. When the numbers were at their worst, around 10 people are day were killed on the country’s roads. Fatalities have dipped by about 9% a year since 2006. Serious injuries are also down by about 4% a year.