It corresponds with an increase in crime rates, with the risk of being a victim rocketing since 1961, meaning you are now more likely to be a victim of violent crime than involved in a serious injury car accident. The AA report said: 'For many people, the car has become the only secure way to move about. The risk of being a crime victim is now 20 times greater than in 1961.'
Fear of crime keeps people off public buses and trains
21/10/1998 in NEWS