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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-13972: John Finnie (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 22 January 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many road fatalities (a) on the A9 between Perth and Inverness and (b) in Scotland involved incidents with heavy goods vehicles in each of the last 10 years.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 31 January 2018

(a) Fatal casualties on the A9 between Perth and Inverness arising from accidents involving an HGV (approximately 50 metres north of the Inveralmond Roundabout to approximately 50 metres south of Raigmore Roundabout)

Year

Fatal casualties in accidents involving an HGV

2007

2

2008

1

2009

1

2010

3

2011

2

2012

3

2013

1

2014

1

2015

3

2016

1

2017*

3

Source: Transport Scotland Accident Manager for years 2007 – 2016 and Fatal Accident Database for the year 2017

Note that the information provided is based on the figures available on 24 Jan 2018.

Transport Scotland only holds information provided by Police Scotland and is subject to change.

(b) Fatal casualties on all roads in Scotland arising from accidents involving an HGV

Year

Fatal casualties in accidents involving an HGV

2007

35

2008

38

2009

26

2010

30

2011

20

2012

33

2013

26

2014

45

2015

32

2016

22

The statistics for Scotland are only available up to 2016 as data for 2017 are still being collected and quality assured. Full provisional data for the year will be published in Key Reported Road Casualties Scotland in June 2018. Final data for the year will be published in October 2018.