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Roads: Accidents

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what guidance her Department has issued on the procedure to be followed by (a) police forces in England and Wales and (b) prosecutors in England and Wales in seeking to obtain access to data stored on vehicle data recording devices when investigating causes of road traffic collisions; and if she will make a statement. (253092)

[holding answer 3 February 2009]: Accident investigation is an operational matter for the police. The Home office has issued no guidance in this area.