18 Aug 2008

Pedestrians on Pavements Injured by Cycles & Motor Vehicles

Useful Statistics which demonstrate and compare risks to pedestrians.

Extract from Hansard 16 Mar 2005 column 252W which you can see in full [HERE]
(The relevant article is near the bottom of that page)

Pedestrian Casualties

Rob Marris: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many pedestrian casualties occurring on a footway in each year since 2000 resulted from a collision with a (a) motor vehicle and (b) pedal cycle. [218488]

Mr. Jamieson: The information requested is shown in the following table.
Pedestrians injured on the footway or verge: GB 2000–03

YEARMotor vehiclesPedal cycles
2001 3504 78
2002 3432 65
2003 3453 72

On the same page (near the top) are stats for other accidents for the same years, including those for cyclists.

1 comment:

STACC Tom said...

More information on this subject is in a Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC) document.
"Briefing from CTC on illegal cycling and its effect on road safety"
which can be found

It too draws entirely on official figures.