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Roads: Darlington

Volume 459: debated on Monday 30 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many road traffic (a) accidents and (b) fatalities there were in Darlington (i) involving drivers aged under 21 years and (ii) in total in each of the last 10 years. (135016)

The number of reported personal injury road accidents and the resulting number of fatalities (i) involving drivers aged under 21 years, and (ii) in total, in the unitary authority of Darlington for each year since 1996 are given in the table. 2005 is the latest year for which data are available.

(i) Accidents in the unitary authority of Darlington involving at least one driver under the age of 21 and resulting fatalities GB: 1996-2005

(a) Accidents

(b) Fatalities

1996

90

3

1997

81

3

1998

92

2

1999

85

0

2000

86

0

2001

77

0

2002

78

1

2003

82

0

2004

72

1

2005

75

0

(ii) Accidents and resulting fatalities in the unitary authority of Darlington GB: 1996-2005

(a) Accidents

(b) Fatalities

1996

374

10

1997

394

5

1998

398

6

1999

367

5

2000

361

1

2001

355

3

2002

373

8

2003

343

3

2004

340

5

2005

325

5