HC Deb 11 December 1984 vol 69 c408W
Mr. Iain Mills

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the incidence of accidents caused by wheel nut loosening on trucks.

Mrs. Chalker

The number of reports of wheel detachment that we have received over the last few years is as follows:

1980 6
1981 11
1982 21
1983 10

The 10 detachment incidents reported in 1983 caused four accidents and one injury.