Roads: Accidents

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 24 January 2018.

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Photo of Lord Robertson of Port Ellen Lord Robertson of Port Ellen Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any assessment of the UK meeting the Sustainable Development Goal target of halving the number of road traffic fatalities by 2020.

Photo of Baroness Sugg Baroness Sugg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The UK has one of the lowest road traffic fatality rates of all European countries, but we are not complacent. The British Road Safety Statement sets out the Government’s commitment to improve road safety further and reduce the number of people killed or injured on the roads every year and can be viewed on and available in the libraries of the House.

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