Date lodged: 24 October 2017
To ask the Scottish Government how many collisions there were on trunk roads in (a) the last quarter and (b) winter 2016-17.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 9 November 2017
(a) The last quarter for which we hold the latest complete personal injury accident figures is 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2017.
In this period, there were 8 Fatal, 36 Serious and 178 Slight Injury accidents giving a total of 222 injury accidents across the trunk road network.
(b) Winter 2016-17 is being defined as 1 December 2016 to 31 March 2017.
In this period, there were 15 Fatal, 45 Serious and 260 Slight Injury accidents, giving a total of 320 injury accidents across the trunk road network.
Source: Transport Scotland Accident Manager System
The figures quoted may differ slightly from those published elsewhere because they were exported on a different date and the database may have changed between the dates extracted, e.g. due to late returns or corrections to earlier returns.