A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2019, 3rd quarter

Appendix table 2. Number of endangerment of traffic safety and traffic infractions in January to March 2011 to 2015 (preliminary data)

Offence 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
2) Endangerment of traffic safety, hit-and-run, traffic infraction, violation of social welfare legislation on road traffic and motor vehicle infraction 1) 121,242 112,533 121,196 95,168 104,997
- exceeding speed limits 2) 74,433 71,932 85,967 63,962 75,804
1) Problems connected to the re-organisation of automatic traffic control brought about a substantial fall in the number of traffic offences recorded in the early part of 2014 compared with 2013. Exceeding speed limits towards the end of 2012 were recorded erroneously in the early part of 2013.
2) Cases of exceeding speed limits registered as endangerment of traffic safety, aggravated endangerment of traffic safety and traffic infractions.

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2015, 1. quarter

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Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 21.4.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-9178. 1st quarter 2015, Appendix table 2. Number of endangerment of traffic safety and traffic infractions in January to March 2011 to 2015 (preliminary data) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2019].
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