HC Deb 21 November 1974 vol 881 c480W
Mr. Greville Janner

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many lives he estimates were saved and how many serious and non-serious injuries, respectively, were avoided by the recent introduction of the 50 mph speed limit; and by what percentage such deaths and injuries decreased during each of the months in question.

Mr. Carmichael

Following are provisional figures giving details of casualties occurring during the period of the 50 mph speed limit and for the months immediately after the lifting of the limit together with percentage changes compared with the corresponding periods of the previous years.

Forward to