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Headlamp Dazzle (Accidents)

Volume 527: debated on Friday 14 May 1954

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asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation if he will state the percentage of accidents involving personal injury primarily caused by dazzle from vehicle lights during 1953, 1952 and 1951, to the total number occurring between dusk and daylight.

The answer is:

YearAccidents in dusk and darkness from all causesAccidents caused by dazzleDazzle Accidents as per cent. of all accidents in dusk and darkness
1951 …47,4261,6023·4
1952 …44,4771,2722·9
1953 …51,0051,5933·1