To ask Her Majesty's Government how many pedestrians have been (1) killed, (2) seriously injured, and (3) injured, by cyclists in each of the past 10 years.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many cyclists have been (1) killed, (2) seriously injured, and (3) injured, on the road in each of the past 10 years.
Information regarding reported pedestrian casualties, killed or injured by pedal cyclists, in road accidents: Great Britain, 2001-10 is given below.
1 Figures refer to accidents occurring on the public highway (including footways).
The information requested regarding pedal cycle casualties killed or injured is available on the department's website at the link below: http://www.dft.gov.uk/statistics/tables/ras30065.
These statistics are based on personal injury road accidents that are reported to the police. It is known that a considerable number of personal injury road accidents are unreported; in particular it is known that less serious accidents involving pedal cycles are particularly reliable to underreporting. Further information is available from: http://assets.dft.gov.uk/statistics/releases/road-accidents-and-safety-annual-report-2010/rrcgb2010-06.pdf.