- 26 Aug 2019
Date received: 24 Jul 2019
Date responded: 23 Aug 2019
“We would be grateful if you could provide us with the following information in relation to cycling accidents:-
I. The number of cyclists injured in Scotland whilst cycling on the public road from I January, 2017 until present;
2. The number of cyclists injured in Scotland whilst cycling on the public road from I January, 2017 until present in:-
(a) Aberdeen city and Aberdeenshire;
(b) Argyll and Islands;
(c) Ayrshire and Arran;
(d) Dumfries and Galloway;
(e) Dundee and Angus;
(f) Edinburgh and the Lothians;
(g) Greater Glasgow and the Clyde Valley;
(h) The Highlands;
(i) The Kingdom of Fife;
(j) Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling and Forth Valley;
(I) Outer Hebrides;
(n) The Scottish Borders; and
1. Information on pedal cyclists involved in accidents in 2017 is available to you via the Reported Road Casualties Scotland publication, which contains Scotland-level figures for 2017 here http://bit.ly/2qHwqB3 and provisional Scotland-level figures for 2018 can be found in Key Reported Road Casualties here https://bit.ly/2qyR1KQ.
Finalised figures for 2018 will be published in Reported Road Casualties Scotland in October 2019. Information for accidents in 2019 is not available at the moment, as it is still being collected from Police Scotland.
2. We do not hold a breakdown for all of the geographical areas that you have requested. I have produced a table with a breakdown of the data by current Local Authority areas which I am attaching at Annex A (this also includes the figures for Scotland as a whole).
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House