Cycling: Accidents

Department for Transport written question – answered on 22nd February 2022.

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Photo of Lord Storey Lord Storey Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Education)

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many bicycle (1) accidents, and (2) deaths, were recorded for each of the last five years.

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

The number of 1) accidents involving pedal cycles and 2) pedal cyclist fatalities in reported personal injury road accidents in Great Britain for the last five years for which data is available are shown in the table.

Year

Accidents involving at least one pedal cycle

Pedal cyclist fatalities

2016

18,743

102

2017

18,651

101

2018

17,820

99

2019

17,148

100

2020

16,455

141

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