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Lorries: Accidents

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many road traffic accidents resulting in fatalities or serious injury involved lorries on Britain's motorways in each of the last 10 years. (243185)

The numbers of reported personal injury road accidents on British motorways involving at least one heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and resulting in fatal or serious injury are given in the table:

Number

1998

357

1999

389

2000

368

2001

360

2002

353

2003

332

2004

308

2005

319

2006

262

2007

264