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Cyclists (Accidents)

Volume 81: debated on Friday 28 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will give statistics for the nature of injuries to cyclists resulting from accidents involving motor cars during 1984.

The nature of injuries sustained by road casualties is not collected by my Department. However, the following information is available:

Pedal cyclist injuries in two-party accidens with motor cars: 1982–84: Great Britain
FatalSeriousSlightTotal
19821323,46016,05819,650
19831703,89817,93722,005
1984*1544.01817,74921,921
*Provisional.
Definitions of the severity of injury can be found in "Road Accidents Great Britain 1983", a copy of which is in the Library