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Buses: Fires

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 14611, tabled on 8 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department maintains a central record of all bus fires in England.

Answered on

13 June 2022

The DVSA record instances of vehicle fires against individual operators. The DVSA monitor reports of vehicle fires and will report any trends or unexplained causes of vehicle fires to its Vehicle Safety Branch (VSB). The VSB may initiate a safety recall should this be deemed necessary for safety reasons.

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