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Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport whether his Department has conducted research on trends in the average length of time it takes to reopen a road following a collision in the last five years. 
Chris Mole: The Highways Agency records and undertakes analysis of incident clear-up times on motorways. On heavily trafficked roads in December 2008, 91 per cent. of incidents were cleared within 40 minutes and 97 per cent. were cleared within 90 minutes. The Highways Agency defines clearance of an incident as the period from when it takes control of that incident, to when the live carriageway and traffic flow is restored.
Mr. Evennett: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many road traffic accidents were reported on (a) the A2 in Bexley borough, (b) the A20 in Bexley borough, (c) Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, (d) Okehampton Crescent, Welling, (e) Gravel Hill, Bexley, (f) Upper Wickham Lane, Welling, (g) Knee Hill, Abbey Wood, (h) Park View Road, Bexleyheath, (i) Broadway, Bexleyheath, (j) Avenue Road, Bexleyheath, (k) Pickford Lane, Bexleyheath, (l) Long Lane, Bexleyheath, (m) Colyers Lane, Erith, (n) Thames Road, Crayford, (o) North End Road, Erith and (p) Erith Road, Bexleyheath in (i) 2007-08 and (ii) 2008-09. 
|Reported personal injury accidents on selected roads: 2007 and 2008|
|(1) It is not possible to distinguish between Avenue Road and Pickford Lane.|
Transport for London.
Charles Hendry: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many deaths in road traffic accidents there were in each (a) district, (b) local authority and (c) metropolitan borough in each of the last five years; and what proportion of those deaths were of people under 25 years old. 
Tom Brake: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many road traffic accidents in the UK involved (1) drivers with driving licences from each other EU member state in 2008; 
However, figures relating to the numbers of foreign registered vehicles involved in reported personal injury accidents in Great Britain and the resulting casualties are published in table 53 of Reported Road Casualties Great Britain which is available on the Department for Transport's website:
To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent assessment he has made of the level of road safety in (a) the London
Borough of Bexley, (b) Greater London and (c) Kent. 
Paul Clark: A key comparison between local areas has been the percentage reduction in the number of people killed or seriously injured (KSIs) achieved since the 1994 to 1998 period. This measure corresponds to the headline target in the 2000 national road safety strategy.
|Table 1: percentage change in KSIs from 1994-1998 average to 2006-2008 average|
Mr. Drew: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport which urban areas have received Safer City funding; and which of them have produced an evaluation report on the use of that funding. 
Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how much Sustrans has received from his Department in each of the last five years; and what information his Department holds on the amount Sustrans has raised for funding projects in respect of which matching funds were provided by his Department in each such year. 
Mr. Khan: The following table shows how much the Department for Transport has paid Sustrans in each of the last five years and what information the Department holds on the amount Sustrans has raised for funding projects in respect of which match funding was provided by the Department.
|n/a = not applicable|
(1) No money paid so far this financial year.
(2) Prior to 2008-09 Bike It grant paid directly to Bicycle Association.
(3) Information not available.
Chris Mole: The Department for Transport is continually reviewing the costs associated with the Thameslink Programme. The current forecast of the total costs for the programme is around £5.5 billion to £6 billion.
Patrick Hall: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what his most recent estimate is of the level of passenger overcrowding on the Thameslink route of the First Capital Connect franchise. 
Chris Mole: Based on data the Department for Transport collected in autumn 2008, levels of passenger overcrowding on the Thameslink route of the First Capital Connect Franchise during the peak periods are shown in the following table.
|First Capital Connect Thameslink|
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