HC Deb 30 April 1991 vol 190 c96W
Mr. Peter Bottomley

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many people die on average in(a) motorway fog crashes each year and (b) in urban crashes each day.

Mr. Chope

During the five-year period 1985 to 1989, the most recent for which figures are available, there were on average five deaths in Great Britain each year resulting from motorway accidents in fog. Over the same period there were on average seven deaths each day on built-up roads.