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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-04815: Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 18 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many road accidents involving (a) trucks and (b) other heavy goods vehicles have been recorded in the Lothian parliamentary region in each of the last 10 years.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 30 November 2016

The accident data collected does not differentiate between trucks and heavy goods vehicles. However, the following table shows the number of injury road accidents reported to the police involving heavy goods vehicles in the Lothian Parliamentary Region over the last ten years.

 

Fatal

Serious

Slight

Total

2006

1

13

78

92

2007

0

14

53

67

2008

4

7

42

53

2009

1

7

36

44

2010

1

6

46

53

2011

1

3

29

33

2012

4

5

40

49

2013

3

7

27

37

2014

3

3

44

50

2015

1

8

42

51