Cycling Accidents (10292_17)

Request

Please could you inform me of the roads in the West Midlands that in the last five years (ten, if costs will allow, or one or three years if they won’t), have seen the most reports of cycling incidents. 

Can you detail, for the top ten most reported roads, the reasons behind the cycling accidents/incidents please?

**Further Clarification

statistics on records related to accidents/collisions involving pedal cycles and the street this occurred on. 

Providing the contributory factors should answer the ‘reasons behind the cycling accidents’.

 

Response

Please find attached our response.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.

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