§ 44. Mr. French
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what information he has on the number of road traffic accidents occurring at roundabouts for each of the last three years.
§ Mr. Chope
The Department collects only information on road accidents involving personal injury. The number of injury accidents occurring at roundabouts and mini-roundabouts was 11,831 in 1987, 13,037 in 1988, and 13,952 in 1989. The percentage of these accidents in which at least one person was killed or seriously injured has fallen from 15 per cent. to 13 per cent. over the period.