Road traffic collisions involving cyclists (FOI)
Road traffic collisions involving cyclists (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 30 August 2019.
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How many road traffic accidents were recorded in Jersey in each of the last five years?
Of those road traffic accidents recorded in each of the last five years, how many involved a cyclist?
Of those accidents in each of the last five years involving a cyclist, how many were identified as being the primary fault of the cyclist? And how many were identified as being the primary fault of another road user?
Of those accidents in each of the last five years involving a cyclist, how many in each year also involved a non-motorized road user (eg cyclist hitting a pedestrian or other cyclist)?
How many recorded instances (eg prosecutions, fines, cautions, words of advice and so on) are there in the last five years of breaches of road traffic legislation by motorists?
How many recorded instances (eg prosecutions, fines, cautions, words of advice etc.) are there in the last five years of breaches of road traffic legislation by cyclists?
A, B and D
Recorded Road Traffic Collisions (RTCs)*
Involving cyclists and other vehicles / pedestrians
* A recordable RTC is defined under Article 52(1) of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956 as follows:
‘Where, owing to the presence of a vehicle on a road, an accident occurs whereby damage or injury is caused to any person, vehicle, animal or property, real or personal, the driver of the vehicle shall stop and:-
(i) if damage is caused to any unattended vehicle, or to any other property belonging to a person other than a person involved in the accident,
(ii) if only one vehicle is involved in the accident and the only damage caused is to that vehicle, or
(iii) if injury is caused to any person or animal.
The role of a police officer is to investigate whether an offence has been committed. The determination of who may be at fault is a civil matter which would not be considered by the police. This information is therefore not held.
E and F
Number of recorded instances (e.g. prosecutions, fines, cautions, words of advice and so on for breaches of road traffic legislation by motorists and cyclists
|Motorists ||4,116||3,774||3,288||3,872||3,311 ||1,558 ||19,919 |
Statistics are accurate as of 19 August 2019.