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A21 (Tonbridge Bypass)

Volume 951: debated on Friday 9 June 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether he will install as a matter of urgency a crash barrier along the central reservation of the A21 (Ton-bridge bypass).

It is not our general practice to provide central reserve barriers on all-purpose trunk roads. At this site the county council has very recently suggested such provision and the matter is being examined.

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the accidents that have occurred on the A21 (Tonbridge bypass) since it was opened as a result of vehicles going on to, or across, the central reservation, stating in each case (a) the date of the accident, (b) the location on the Tonbridge bypass of the accident, (c) the numbers and types of vehicles involved, (d) the number of people injured and (e) the number of people killed.

I regret that in the time available it has not been possible to extract the necessary information, but I will provide the hon. Member with the data as soon as possible.