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Trunk Roads

Volume 264: debated on Thursday 19 October 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what were the average daily traffic flows on trunk road spurs leading to Fraserburgh, Peterhead and Wick for (a) 1993–94 and (b) 1994–95; and what are the accident rates on these roads. [36412]

Information on the annual average daily flow for such trunk roads is as follows:

AADF
Trunk road19931994
A92 (south of Peterhead)3,3383,505
A952 (south of Peterhead7,5015,113
A952 (north of Peterhead)5,0195,358
A92 (south of Fraserburgh)6,2156,420
A98 (west of Fraserburgh2,0362,074
A9 (south of Wick)1,2881,312
The accident rate—average for 1992 to 1994—on these roads is as follows:

Trunk roadAccident rate (Accidents per 1 million vehicle kilometres)
A92/A952 Aberdeen-Fraserburgh (via Peterhead)
Dual Carriageway0.174
Single Carriageway0.343
A9 Tore-Wick0.173