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Roads: Accidents

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the baseline average is for the number killed or seriously injured by traffic collisions from 1994 to 1998 against which his Department assesses its progress on reducing the number killed or seriously injured on the roads. (227098)

The 1994-98 baseline average for the number of killed or seriously injured casualties resulting from reported personal injury road accidents in Great Britain is 47,656.

These data are available in table 1b of article 1 in ‘Road Casualties Great Britain’ at

http://www.dft.gov.uk/162259/162469/221412/221549/227755/rcgb2007.pdf.

Copies of this publication have been deposited in the Libraries of the House.