To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what figures are available on the number of accidents and injuries associated with milk floats.
Milk floats cannot he specifically identified from accident records held by the Department. However, using vehicle registration marks, additional vehicle information is obtained from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency at Swansea for about 80 per cent. of vehicles involved in injury accidents. The table shows information on injury accidents in 1990 where DVLA data indicate the involvement of floats. The 1991 data are not yet available.
|Injury accidents involving floats and casualties in those accidents: by float propulsion type: Great Britain: 1990|
|Propulsion type||Injury accidents||Fatal||Serious||Slight|