Otley — Wetherby Road (Accidents)

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th November 1955.

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Photo of Sir Malcolm Stoddart-Scott Sir Malcolm Stoddart-Scott , Ripon 12:00 am, 16th November 1955

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation the number of accidents which have taken place this year on the Otley—Wetherby road between Pool-in-Wharfedale and Harewood Bridge; how many fatalities have there been; and what steps have been taken to prevent further accidents.

Photo of Mr John Boyd-Carpenter Mr John Boyd-Carpenter , Kingston upon Thames

Twenty-six accidents involving two fatalities. The highway authority has already dealt with the slippery road surface which developed last summer.