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Motorcycles: Accidents

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer of 23 June 2009, Official Report, columns 766-8W, on motorcycles: accidents, how many moped riders aged (a) 16, (b) 17, (c) 18, (d) 19 and (e) 20 years were (i) injured and (ii) killed in road traffic accidents in (A) the London borough of Wandsworth, (B) London and (C) England in 2008. (290164)

The number of (i) injured casualties and (ii) fatalities resulting from reported personal injury road accidents for moped riders aged (a) 16, (b) 17, (c) 18, (d) 19 and (e) 20 years-old in (A) London borough of Wandsworth, (B) London and (C) England in 2008 is given in the table:

Reported number of injured and fatal casualties by age of moped riders1 in London borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, and England: 2008

Number of casualties from injury accidents reported to the police

London borough of Wandsworth2

Greater London2

England

Age

Injured

Killed

Injured

Killed

Injured

Killed

2008

16

2

0

58

0

1,401

3

17

1

0

39

0

676

7

18

1

0

15

0

213

1

19

2

0

18

0

108

0

20

0

0

17

0

89

0

1 Motorcycles with engine size of 50cc or less.

2Source:

Transport for London.