Driving Offences

Home Office written question – answered on 5th November 2014.

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Photo of David Ruffley David Ruffley Conservative, Bury St Edmunds

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many roadside checks for (a) speed, (b) use of seat belts and child restraints, (c) vehicle safety and roadworthiness and (d) driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs were carried out in (i) Bury St Edmunds constituency, (ii) Suffolk and (iii) England and Wales by each police force in each of the last three years.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Available information relates to the number of roadside breath tests conducted in Suffolk and England and Wales, these data are provided in the table. Data for 2013 is scheduled for publication in Spring 2015.

Data on the number of roadside checks for speed, use of seatbelts and driving under the influence of drugs, as well as breakdowns for Bury St Edmunds constituency are not reported to the Home Office.

Number of roadside breath tests conducted, 2010-2012
England and Wales736,846685,992682,558

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