Skip to main content

Road Traffic, Accidents And Casualties

Volume 931: debated on Wednesday 11 May 1977

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Transport by what percentage the annual average volume of traffic on United Kingdom roads has risen since 1945; and by what percentage the average annual number of casualties has risen over the same period.

I regret that the information is not available in the precise form requested but the following is available:

AVERAGE ANNUAL RISE IN TRAFFIC AND CASUALTIES 1949–1976. GREAT BRITAIN
Percentage
Motor Traffic+6·4
Road casualties+2·4

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list, respectively, the totals of persons killed or seriously injured as a result of two-wheeled motor vehicle accidents in each of the years 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 and 1976.

I regret the information is not readily available in the precise form requested but the following information is available:

CASUALTIES AMONGST USERS OF TWO-WHEELED MOTOR VEHICLES: GREAT BRITAIN, 1966–76
KilledSeriously injured
19661,13421,582
196792018,737
196887717,114
196979115,592
197076115,378
197180014,782
197272913,380
197375013,791
197479613,905
197583815,775
197699018,861