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Roads: Accidents

Volume 485: debated on Wednesday 17 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many reported deaths there were in (a) the East Riding of Yorkshire, (b) South Yorkshire, (c) North Yorkshire and (d) West Yorkshire as a result of traffic accidents in each of the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement. (244778)

The numbers of fatalities resulting from reported personal injury road accidents for the each of the last 10 years in (a) the East Riding of Yorkshire, (b) South Yorkshire, (c) North Yorkshire and (d) West Yorkshire are given in the following table:

Number of fatalities

East Riding of Yorkshire

South Yorkshire

North Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

1998

33

56

88

106

1999

42

50

68

111

2000

21

62

90

120

2001

24

51

82

144

2002

36

63

95

115

2003

25

65

88

102

2004

34

56

80

116

2005

31

47

85

99

2006

26

71

69

113

2007

28

48

81

103