Motorways

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st January 2020.

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Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning Conservative, Hemel Hempstead

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many and what proportion of breakdowns on motorways that do not use (a) all lane running and (b) dynamic hard shoulder take place (a) in a live lane and (ii) not in a live lane; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of George Freeman George Freeman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The table below includes all breakdown cases where the location has been categorised as being in a live lane or not in a live lane.

Breakdown - live lane

Breakdown - not in live lane

Calendar Year

Frequency

%

Frequency

%

2016

27,004

20.3%

106,134

79.7%

2017

26,060

21.0%

98,317

79.0%

2018

29,987

19.7%

122,076

80.3%

2019

27,410

21.0%

103,061

79.0%

Data which has not conformed to these two location descriptions is not included within the table.

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