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A140 (Traffic Assessment)

Volume 86: debated on Thursday 14 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment his Department has made of the trend in the volume of traffic, particularly heavy lorries, on the A140; what information he has as to the rate of accidents on this road; and if he will make a statement.

The Department does not possess sufficient information to enable it to comment on the trend in the volume of heavy lorry traffic on the A140, The estimated annual average daily flow of heavy lorry traffic in 1984 was 1090.The number of accidents, and the accident rate, on the A140 in 1984 is given in the table below:

Number of accidents: 1984
YearFatalSeriousSlightTotal
198486781156