§ Vera Baird
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport in how many(a) accidents and (b) fatal accidents involving motorcycles diesel spillage has been found to be a cause or a contributory factor in each of the last three years. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
The available information does not indicate whether diesel spillage was a cause or contributory factor in accidents. However the following table shows the number of accidents where at least one two wheeled motor vehicle was involved and where oil or diesel was present.
Fatal Serious Slight Total 2002 0 35 166 201 2001 1 32 168 201 2000 1 37 178 216