REVEALED: Roads running through South Yorkshire are named Britain's most deadliest
Two major roads which run through South Yorkshire are among Britain's deadliest roads.
The A1 which runs through Doncaster has been named the UK's deadliest - where 172 people have been killed in collisions in the past decade.
The road, which runs between London and Edinburgh, witnessed 7,848 accidents involving 10,821 vehicles between 2007 and 2016.
Meanwhile, 154 people lost their lives on the M1 - which was named the second deadliest motorway in the UK.
Motorcycle and classic car insurance broker Carole Nash obtained the data by submitting a Freedom of Information request to the Department for Transport.
The extensive analysis of over 2,000 British motorways and A-roads showed that although the A1 is the deadliest road, the A38 had the most accidents - 8,698.
The safest road in Britain was found to be the M49, in south-west England, where just 11 accidents occurred involving 9 vehicles and no fatalities were reported.Rebecca Donohue, head of marketing at Carole Nash, said: "Safety is naturally paramount to every road user, so we hope this data and the road safety hub on our website will help provide our customers with as much information as possible to keep them safe.
"It is very positive though to note that the number of accidents is steadily decreasing year-on-year, which is testament to road users and those who enforce the safety precautions on our highways."
A1 - 172 deaths - 7,848 accidents involving 10,821 vehicles
A6 - 152 deaths - 8,338 accidents involving 11,938 vehicles
A40 - 142 deaths - 6,887 accidents involving 9,214 vehicles
A38 - 137 deaths - 8,698 accidents involving 13,153 vehicles
A4 - 80 deaths - 7,953 accidents involving 9882 vehicles
Britain's deadliest motorways
M6 - 160 deaths - 7,342 accidents involving 12,491 vehicles
M1 - 154 deaths - 7,617 accidents involving 13,121 vehicles
M4 - 123 deaths - 5,698 accidents involving 10,583 vehicles
M5 - 91 deaths - 3,185 accidents involving 5,765 vehicles
M25 - 80 deaths - 7,673 accidents involving 13,046 vehicles
Britain's safest roads
M49 - No deaths - 11 accidents involving nine vehicles
M10 - No deaths - 14 accidents involving 22 vehicles
M898 - No deaths - 17 accidents involving 21 vehicles
M181 - No deaths - 28 accidents involving 36 vehicles
M45 - One death - 16 accidents involving 15 vehicles