§ Mr. N. McLean
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when the improvements to the Kyle car-ferry slipways will be completed.
§ Mr. Maclay
The work at Kyle of Lochalsh is complete, and the new slipway which can take two boats at a time is now in use. The similar improvement
CASUALTIES AMONGST RIDERS, DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES (EXCLUDING MOPEDS) BEFORE AND AFTER THE OPENING OF THE MOTORWAY Before the motorway was opened (1958–59)* After the motorway was opened (1959–60)* — A5 and A45 A5 and A45 M1, M10 and M45 Total A5, A45 and motorway Casualties Killed … … 29 14 25 39 Injured … … 695 260 386 646 Total … … 724 274 411 685 * 2nd November to 31st October.
This comparison tends to underestimate the reduction in rider, driver and passenger casualties since the motorway was opened, because the motorway has also drawn traffic from many other roads in the vicinity.