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Roads: Death

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 24 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport at which times of day incidents causing the deaths of drivers aged between 17 and 25 years occurred in each of the last 10 years, broken down by hourly interval. (180390)

The number of reported personal injury road accidents resulting in 17 to 25-year-old car driver fatalities by hour of accident for Great Britain from 1997 to 2006 are shown in the table.

Number of fatal accidents

Hour of accident

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

00:00

24

18

17

15

20

25

26

24

24

21

01:00

10

24

24

19

13

17

12

24

22

24

02:00

23

10

11

11

21

13

17

19

14

17

03:00

12

12

10

11

15

11

23

12

10

17

04:00

10

2

9

9

7

9

8

13

9

12

05:00

9

5

2

13

6

9

6

15

8

10

06:00

12

10

4

9

6

10

16

9

14

8

07:00

18

11

11

13

16

17

7

12

15

11

08:00

17

19

12

12

14

18

15

18

17

17

09:00

9

12

6

7

7

7

9

8

3

10

10:00

10

13

10

10

5

9

12

4

6

11

11:00

11

5

3

9

5

9

5

9

4

9

12:00

11

9

5

7

9

9

13

8

15

11

13:00

16

12

11

13

7

13

7

9

7

6

14:00

4

9

14

7

9

10

16

3

10

17

15:00

14

10

7

6

8

10

15

5

8

13

16:00

10

12

14

10

13

8

15

10

15

18

17:00

16

14

11

12

13

18

16

17

11

21

18:00

22

28

13

13

16

13

25

20

22

20

19:00

15

15

14

11

26

15

18

16

22

19

20:00

22

22

20

23

23

18

13

23

26

22

21:00

26

14

19

26

18

29

19

22

25

23

22:00

25

26

21

17

31

26

26

26

32

20

23:00

28

18

22

29

24

23

20

32

21

31

Total

374

330

290

312

332

346

359

358

360

388

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport in how many road traffic accidents in which a driver aged between 17 and 25-years-old died there were (a) no passengers, (b) passengers aged between 17 and 25 and (c) passengers aged over 25 in the vehicle in each of the last 10 years; and if she will make a statement. (180428)

The numbers of reported personal injury road accidents involving 17 to 25-year-old car driver fatalities with (a) no passenger casualties, (b) at least one 17 to 25-year-old passenger casualty and (c) at least one passenger casualty aged over 25 are given in the table.

No passenger casualties

At least one 17 to 25-year-old passenger casualty

At least one passenger casualty aged over 25

1997

227

120

23

1998

198

109

18

1999

172

89

20

2000

193

96

23

2001

200

108

14

2002

209

120

16

2003

220

108

21

2004

232

97

18

2005

218

114

16

2006

223

135

21

Data are shown for passenger casualties as information on uninjured passengers is not collected. Accidents may be included in both columns (b) and (c) as a vehicle may have a 17 to 25-year-old passenger casualty as well as a passenger casualty aged over 25.