HC Deb 01 March 1934 vol 286 cc1247-8

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cases of dangerous or careless driving have been reported by the mobile police, under the control of his Department, in each of the past 12 months?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Sir John Gilmour)

I have no information as to cases arising elsewhere than in the Metropolitan Police District. As regards the Metropolitan District, I propose, as the answer involves a number of figures, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

MONTH and NUMBER of cases of careless or dangerous driving reported during the 12 months ended 31st January, 1934, by Metropolitan Police Traffic Patrols, which were followed by prosecution, caution or verbal warning.

February 865
March 1,453
April 1,363
May 1,560
June 2,015
July 2,046
August 2,959
September 2,327
October 2,245
November 2,380
December 2,136
January 2,629
Total 23,978