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Roads: Accidents

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 64578, tabled on 20 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on England's roads.

Answered on

27 February 2017

The British Road Safety statement sets out the Department for Transport’s vision, values and priorities in relation to British road safety. This has led to a significant programme of activity including, providing £175 million to improve England’s 50 most dangerous roads, increasing penalties for drivers using hand held mobile phones, consulting on allowing learner drivers on motorways and improving motorcycle training. The statement can be viewed on