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Motoring Offences (Deaths)

Volume 114: debated on Tuesday 7 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland in how many cases in each of the last 10 years, in which a driver has been charged with careless driving, a death was involved in the charge.

[pursuant to his reply, 6 April 1987, c. 53]:I regret that the information requested is not available.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland in how many cases of disposal of charges relating to causing death by reckless driving in each of the last 10 years the sentences have been passed in the sheriff court and the High Court respectively.

[pursuant to his reply, 6 April 1987, c. 53]: The information requested is given in the table:

Persons against whom a charge of causing death by reckless driving was proved
Scotland
High CourtSheriff Court
1976144
1977439
1978025
1979129
1980133
1981124
1982324
1983224
1984019
1985127
11986224
1These figures are provisional.