Buses: Accidents

Department for Transport written question – answered on 8th March 2017.

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Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cyclists have been killed in accidents with buses in the last 12 months for which figures are available.

Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cyclists have been injured in accidents with trucks in the last 12 months for which figures are available.

Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cyclists have been seriously injured in accidents with buses in the last 12 months for which figures are available.

Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cyclists have been killed in accidents with trucks in the last 12 months for which figures are available.

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

Number of pedal cyclist casualties in two vehicle reported road accidents involving a i) bus and ii) heavy goods vehicle, Great Britain: 2015

Pedal cyclist severity

Bus or coach

Heavy goods vehicle

Killed

4

18

Seriously injured

45

81

Slightly injured

228

248

All casualties

277

347

The table is based only on two vehicle accidents as it is not possible to identify which vehicle hit the pedal cyclists in accidents with more than two vehicles.

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