HL Deb 27 May 1976 vol 371 c465WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What were the total number of motor car accidents involving death or serious injury to occupants which occurred within the Metropolitan area for 1973, 1974 and 1975; and how many of these occurred on (a) uncontrolled roads

  1. (b)roads restricted to 40 mph and
  2. (c)roads restricted to 30 mph.

Baroness BIRK

: The information is not available in the precise form requested, but the following information is available: METROPOLITAN AREA: CARS ANDINVOLVED IN FATAL OR SERIOUS INJURY ACCIDENTS: BY ROAD SPEED LIMITS:1973–1975

1973 1974 1975*
Roads not subject to30/40 mph limit 570 580 534
Roads subject to40 mph limit 722 680 627
Roads subject to30 mph limit 7,422 7,215 6,882
All roads in Metropolitan area 8,714 8,475 8,043
* Provisional