Thursday, 4 March 2004

Questions (122)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

117 Ms Shortall asked the Minister for Transport the detection rate in respect of each of the past three years for HGV drivers who have exceeded the number of hours without a break for sleep; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7401/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Transport)

The following table sets out the relevant information concerning the detection of infringements by HGV drivers in respect of daily driving time, daily rest and weekly rest, for the past three years.

Year

Daily driving time exceeded

Inadequate daily rest

Inadequate weekly rest

2001

731

1,162

6

2002

1,174

1,249

137

2003

762

965

35