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Road Accidents

Volume 33: debated on Friday 3 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in how many of the road accidents occurring in Northern Ireland over the Christmas and new year period during the last five years the primary cause has been (a) excessive consumption of alcohol, (b) excessive speed and (c) poor road conditions.

Alcohol, excessive speed having regard to road conditions and poor road conditions were factors in the following number of accidents:

Percentage
3729
2837
3236
1876
4028
Fl99
F2, F3, F4*26
12/1318
*Being dealt with by the Executive as one area.
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