HC Deb 15 November 1985 vol 86 c328W
Mr. Hancock

asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many accidents there have been in the last six years involving serious injury or death where coaches were involved.

Mrs. Chalker

Information on road accidents in Great Britain involving injury is reported by the police to the Department on form STATS19; buses and coaches are not identified separately.

The number of accidents involving coaches or buses and which resulted in death or serious injury in the last five years was:

Accidents involving buses or coaches: 1980–1985
Fatal Fatal and serious
1980 253 2,579
1981 219 2,372
1982 248 2,303
1983 234 2,248
1984 224 2,149

Data for further years could only be given at disproportionate cost.