Roads: Accidents

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 10 February 2020.

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Photo of Tan Dhesi Tan Dhesi Labour, Slough

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps he has taken to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents.

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

The Government is committed to improving the safety of all road users and reducing the number of those needlessly killed and injured on our roads is a key priority for the Department. The Road Safety Statement, ‘A Lifetime of Road Safety’, published in July last year, describes in some detail the Department’s intention to undertake a set of actions in the coming years aimed at improving road safety.

The effectiveness of these measures will be kept under review.

The Road Safety Statement can be viewed at:

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