HC Deb 13 June 1990 vol 174 cc187-8W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many pedestrians were(a) killed and (b) injured, while using zebra or pelican crossings in 1989.

Mr. Atkins

Provisional estimates are that 109 persons were killed and a further 4,978 persons injured while crossing the road using pedestrian crossings during 1989.

Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there have been for failure to stop for pedestrians at a zebra crossing, since the introduction in the current year of the spot fine.

Mr. John Patten

The information collected centrally does not separately identify fixed penalty notices issued for the offence of failing to give precedence to pedestrians at a zebra crossing.