§ Lord Janner of Braunstone
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What percentage of fixed penalty notices, prosecutions and written warnings issued in England and Wales in 2000 for not wearing seat belts related to (a) the driver's seat; (b) the front passenger seat; and (c) back seats respectively. [HL2753]
§ Lord Rooker
Information held centrally does not distinguish between front and rear seat belt offences. Overall for seat belt offences in England and Wales in 2000 there were 155,300 fixed penalty notices issued; 5,700 proceedings at magistrates' courts; and 6,200 written warnings given.