§ 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:
Number 1980 6 1981 11 1982 21 1983 10
The 10 detachment incidents reported in 1983 caused four accidents and one injury.