Cycling: Accidents

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st December 2017.

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Photo of Andrew Percy Andrew Percy Conservative, Brigg and Goole

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on the number of pedestrians who have been involved in accidents caused by a person cycling on a pavement.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Department for Transport only collects data for those collisions which involve personal injury and are reported to the police.

The latest figures available are for Great Britain for 2016, where there were 96 reported pedestrian casualties located on a footway or verge involved in a collision with a pedal cyclist.

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