Roads: Accidents

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st February 2022.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Labour, Sheffield Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of publishing vehicle type data as part of detailed crash data currently published by his Department.

Photo of Trudy Harrison Trudy Harrison Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Information on the type of vehicles involved in reported road accidents is included in the Department’s Reported Road Casualty statistics and the detailed datasets which are made available on alongside this publication.

This information comes from the STATS19 dataset of accidents reported by the police, including via the Collision Recording and Sharing (CRaSH) system.

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