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Roads: Accidents

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many (a) serious road injuries and (b) fatalities resulted from accidents related to drink driving in each of the last four years. (317250)

The information requested can be found in table 3a on page 30 in article 3 in the Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: 2008 Annual Report, copies of which have been deposited in the Libraries of the House.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many (a) fatal and (b) other road accidents took place in the Yorkshire and Humber region in each year since 2001. (317511)

The number of (a) fatal and (b) other reported personal injury road accidents in the Yorkshire and Humber region in each year since 2001 is shown in the following table.

Reported personal injury road accidents in Yorkshire and the Humber Government Office region by severity: 2001-08

Accident severity

Fatal

Non-fatal

All personal injury accidents

2001

299

20,029

20,328

2002

294

20,037

20,331

2003

296

19,591

19,887

2004

288

18,488

18,776

2005

276

16,947

17,223

2006

278

16,655

16,933

2007

254

16,190

16,444

2008

203

15,306

15,509