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Roads: Accidents

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 12 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many recorded deaths from traffic accidents there were in Wales in each of the last 12 years. (209844)

Although any road deaths are regrettable the numbers in Wales have reduced by over 25 per cent. over the last 12 years from 218 in 1995 to 163 in 2006.

A full table showing the last 12 years of available data is as follows:

Number of recorded road deaths in Wales 1995 to 2006

Casualties (killed)

1995

218

1996

216

1997

221

1998

202

1999

192

2000

168

2001

187

2002

147

2003

173

2004

201

2005

180

2006

163