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

Latest publication: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2019, 2nd quarter

Appendix table 2. Number of endangerment of traffic safety and traffic infractions in January to June 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) 251,888 222,249 227,267 189,389 201,684
- exceeding speed limits 2) 161,783 146,701 161,888 129,914 146,255
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, 2. quarter

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Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 16.7.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-9178. 2nd quarter 2015, Appendix table 2. Number of endangerment of traffic safety and traffic infractions in January to June 2011 to 2015 (preliminary data) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.8.2019].
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