HC Deb 20 January 1986 vol 90 cc11-2W
Mr. Home Robertson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish information on the volume and speed of traffic on the A1 road in East Lothian for the last 10 years.

Mr. Ancram

The following table provides the most up to date information available on vehicle counts on various sections of the A1 trunk road in East Lothian:

Vehicles per day
Cockburnspath to Dunbar
August 1975 5,922
August 1978 6,706
August 1979 6,353
October 1984 4,892
Dunbar to Haddington
August 1975 9,137
August 1979 11,315
June 1981 6,356
Haddington to Macmerry
August 1976 10,676
August 1979 11,439
Tranent to Wallyford
August 1975 14,481
August 1977 12,489
Wallyford to East Musselburgh
August 1978 17,832
October 1980 18,217

There is no recording of the speed of traffic on the A1 except for ad hoc measurements, for example to assess the need for speed limits.

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