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Lorries: Accidents

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many fatalities occurred as a result of collisions with the side or rear of a heavy goods vehicle in each of the last five years for which figures are available. (293686)

The information requested is given in the following table:

Fatal casualties resulting from reported accidents involving side or rear collisions with heavy goods vehicles1, Great Britain: 2004-08

Number

2004

153

2005

189

2006

183

2007

176

2008

148

1 All heavy goods vehicles over 3.5t