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Driving Tests: Motorcycles

Volume 494: debated on Friday 19 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Montgomeryshire (Lembit Öpik) of 1 June 2009, Official Report, column 12W, on driving tests: motorcycles, how many (a) injury and (b) non-injury incidents have occurred during the swerve and stop element of the motorcycle test since 15 May 2009. (280882)

[holding answer 18 June 2009]: Between the 16 May and 12 June 2009, 5,317 Module 1 tests have been conducted and there have been reported (a) one injury and (b) five non-injury incidents during the avoidance and controlled stop manoeuvre of the motorcycle test.