Roads: Accidents

Department for Transport written question – answered on 12th June 2015.

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Photo of David Simpson David Simpson Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many road deaths there have been in each of the last three years in England and Wales; and what steps his Department is taking to reduce such deaths.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The number of people killed in reported personal injury road accidents in England and Wales for the years 2011, 2012 and 2013 is shown below.

Fatalities in reported road accidents: England and Wales, 2011-2013

EnglandWales
20111,594121
20121,49193
20131,430111

This new government will be looking at the best ways to improve road safety during this Parliament and beyond.

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