Road traffic accident data for South Lanarkshire and Scotland: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

"Information on road traffic accidents in South Lanarkshire and Scotland and I am contacting you to see if I can get some data for 2021.

Also with the new adjusted severe and slight injury change, there is some information I would like to see if I can get back to 2004 if possible?"


I attach a file with of all of the information you requested. Please note that I have added a footnote to the figures for traffic estimates as Department for Transport colleagues have advised caution when using data at the local authority and type of road level of disaggregation due to small sample sizes. 

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FOI 202200328850 - Information Released - Annex


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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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