§ Sir David Price
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what are the latest figures for the proportion of drivers and front seat passengers wearing seat belts.
§ Mrs. Chalker
Estimates of seat belt wearing levels by front seat occupants of cars and light vans are as follows:
Drivers Front Seat Passengers per cent. per cent. January 50 51 February 93 92 March 95 95
These estimates are based on observations at 55 sites throughout Great Britain, but the sample is too small for the difference between February and March to be statistically significant.