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Beware the afternoon commute, abnormally if you’re on Hunt Club Alley and it’s a Thursday in December.
When and area you’re best acceptable to accept a cartage blow are allotment of the Burghal of Ottawa’s Alley Safety Address now accessible online. And already again, three Hunt Club Alley intersections top the account as the 10 affliction intersections in the burghal for collisions.
Hunt Club Alley and Riverside Drive recorded the best collisions in 2016 with 43, followed by Hunt Club and Prince of Wales Drive at 36 and Hunt Club and Woodroffe Avenue with 35. Those aforementioned three intersections, admitting in a altered order, additionally topped the account for best collisions in 2007 and accept backward at or abreast the top for best of the aftermost decade.
Numbers 4 and 5 were Montreal Alley and Vanier Parkway and Hunt Club (again) and Hawthorne Road, anniversary with 33 collisions. The acceptable account is that none of the 354 collisions in the top 10 intersections complex a accident or alike a austere injury, according to the report.
In all, there were 26 cartage fatalities in Ottawa in 2016: 13 drivers or passengers, six motorcyclists or motorcycle passengers, four pedestrians and three bicyclists. That’s four added than 2015, but aloof beneath the five-year boilerplate of 26.6 alley fatalities.
The address additionally break bottomward the cardinal of collisions by month, day of the week, time of day and alley conditions. Two-thirds of collisions occurred back anchorage were dry, 19 per cent back anchorage were covered in snow, ice or bribery and 16 per cent back anchorage were wet.
December had the best collisions with 1,537 (though February and January were abutting behind) while April had the atomic with 944.
The afternoon drive is far added chancy than the morning drive. Drivers were about alert as acceptable to accept a blow hasty to get home amid 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. than they were branch into assignment amid 6 a.m. and 9 a.m.
And surprisingly, Thursday unseated abiding fender-bending best Friday as the day best acceptable to accept a crash. Thursdays in 2016 included 2,527 alley collisions — 159 added than the cardinal of Friday collisions, which had been the city’s crashiest day for the accomplished four years running. Additionally surprisingly, Monday is the atomic acceptable anniversary day to be complex in a collision.
All told, there were 14,023 cartage collisions in Ottawa in 2016, the atomic cardinal back 2008, the ancient year for which abstracts are accessible on the city’s website. The abounding report, which includes abstracts from collisions on bigoted anchorage in Ottawa such as highways 7, 416 and 417, as able-bodied as federal parkways and Island Park Drive, is accessible at ottawa.ca under busline and parking.
Top 10 Signalized Intersection Blow Locations and Cardinal of Collisions in 2016
1. Hunt Club and Riverside — 43
2. Prince of Wales and Hunt Club — 36
3. West Hunt Club and Woodroffe — 35
4. Montreal and Vanier Parkway — 33
4. Hawthorne and Hunt Club — 33
6. Cyrville and Innes — 31
7. Fallowfield and Greenbank — 29
7. Innes and Tenth Line — 29
7. Bank and Hunt Club — 29
10. Baseline and Woodroffe — 28
10. Kirkwood and Carling — 28