§ Mrs. Dunwoody
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many(a) accidents and (b) fatalities occurred on (i) the hard shoulder of motorways and (ii) in vehicles stationary on the hard shoulder in the last year. 
§ Mr. Norris
The information requested is shown in the following table.
Accidents and fatalities; on the motorway hard shoulder; GB 1995 Number Accidents Fatalities All accidents on the lay-by/hard shoulder1 150 11 Accidents involving a stationary vehicle on the lay-by/hard shoulder2 88 5 1 Includes vehicles entering, on, or leaving the lay-by/hard shoulder. 2 Involving a vehicle parked on the lay-by/hard shoulder.