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Road Accidents (Costs)

Volume 931: debated on Tuesday 10 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what was the cost of road accidents in the United Kingdom for each of the years 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 and 1976.

The following is the information for Great Britain. Costs are expressed in terms of June 1976 prices.

Total Cost of Accidents
£m
1976 (provisional)970
1975930
1974962
19731,021
1972997
1971944
1970920

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the projected cost of road accidents in the United Kingdom for each of the years 1977, 1978, 1979 and 1980.

collect the necessary facts would involve disproportionate cost.