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Road Accidents (Statistics)

Volume 26: debated on Tuesday 29 June 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many 17-year-old persons were involved in road accidents in each of the past five years.

During 1976 to 1980 the following numbers were killed or injured in road accidents in Great Britain:

YearNumber
197620,863
197721,467
197821,817
197920,283
198021,080
In addition, some 4,000 further 17 year-olds are involved each year as drivers or riders but are not injured.