Lost load incidents from 2010-2022: FOI release

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

Information requested

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please supply us with the following:

1. Any and all documents that show the statistics for lost load incidents from 2010-2022 in Scotland.


We collect injury road accident statistics and publish a publication called Reported Road Casualties Scotland here Statistics | Reported Road Casualties Scotland - All editions | Transport Scotland However, there is very little in the publication which covers 'lost load incidents'. I have therefore produced some tables shown in the attached spreadsheet, which I hope you will find helpful.

The tables are produced from the version of our road casualty dataset held on 10th November. Our dataset is built from accident and casualty records provided by Police Scotland.

Please note that the figures for 2022 are on the basis of monthly returns received thus far from Police Scotland in 2022, with the most recent returns being received on the 8th November 2022. However, this may be an incomplete picture of casualties up to that date due to a slight lag in records being processed by Police Scotland. These figures are also subject to change due to subsequent corrections and late records.

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202200333111 lost load incidents


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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