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Road Fatalities

Volume 721: debated on Monday 22 November 1965

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asked the Minister of Transport, how many fatalities arising from road accidents there were in each year from 1961 to 1965, inclusive.

The figures are as follows:

YearFatalities
19616908
19626709
19636922
19647820
Jan. to Sept. 19645451
Jan. to Sept. 19655700

asked the Minister of Transport, how many fatalities arising from road accidents on designated motorways there were in each year from 1961 to 1965, inclusive.

The information is not readily available for 1961. The figures for 1962 to 1965, with related mileage figures, are as follows:

Fatalities*Mileage*
196233123 (April, 1962)
196348200 (April, 1963)
196498292 (April, 1964)
1965 (January to August)71345 (April, 1965)
* Includes figures for "A" roads built to motorway standards, except for 1962.