§ MR. WEIR (ROSS and Cromarty)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the number of accidents in the London area during the month of April last from motor-buses and motor cars respectively; in how many instances have personal injuries resulted; and in how many cases have such injuries proved fatal.
§ * THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. GLADSTONE, Leeds, W.
): During the month of April, 1906, the number of accidents known by the police to have been caused by motor cars (including motor cycles) within the Metropolitan police district was 433. Of these 134 resulted in personal injury, and nine proved fatal. In the same month 424 accidents were caused by motor omnibuses, of which seventy-six resulted in personal injury, and three proved fatal. These figures do 1300 not include accidents caused by electric tram cars.
§ MR. ARTHUR LEE (Hampshire, Fareham)
How many accidents have occurred in the same period to horse-drawn vehicles?