Road crashes which have led to deaths, lifechanging injuries and traumas are reported on Renfrewshire’s roads daily.
Stark new stats lay bare the carnage that has claimed dozens of lives in the last five years.
Emergency service workers dealt with 26 fatalities and 1,759 traumas on carriageways.
Last year 363 people needed treatment after an accident – almost one injury for every day of the year.
Jason Wakeford, director of campaigns for road safety charity Brake, wants speed limits in built-up up streets in Paisley and surrounding towns to be slashed to 20mph to prevent accidents.
He said: “Travelling at lower speeds drastically reduces the risk of death and serious injury and encourages more walking and cycling – relieving pressure on the NHS and other public services.
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