The road has a poor safety record, and has been assessed as medium to high risk of a serious or fatal accident by EuroRAP.
- "Newtonmore". Undiscovered Scotland. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
- http://www.eurorap.org/road_lookup?map_type=risk&country=GB&road=a86 Archived 26 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine eurorap.org