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123 05 19 - Fleet: Driving Offences

Date of Request

May 19

Request

Please provide the following information broken down by calendar years between 2016 and 2018…

1. The number of collisions involving authority vehicles. This includes all collisions in marked and unmarked vehicles.

2. In relation to question 1, what was the total cost of repairing damaged vehicles?

3. A breakdown of driving offences committed by staff while on-duty, but not responding to emergency calls.

4. In relation to question 3, what was the outcome of each offence? E.g. Process cancelled due to speeding offences detected for operational reasons, retraining course attended, paid + points, process cancelled, court appearance.

Response

The Service can confirm details as listed below.

  1. The number of collisions involving authority vehicles. This includes all collisions in marked and unmarked vehicles.Information in respect of the number of collisions involving authority vehicles is exempt from disclosure under s.21 of the Freedom of Information Act (information accessible to the applicant by other means). These figures are reported on a quarterly basis within the Health and Safety Update delivered to the Fire Authority and are already in the public domain. Reports for 2016 – March 2017 can be found within the Policy and Resources Committee here. From March 2017 onwards the Health and Safety Update reports can be found within the Audit and Standards Committee here.
  2. In relation to question 1, what was the total cost of repairing damaged vehicles?

2016

2017

2018

Cost to HWFRS for Accident Repairs

£ 6,867.01

£ 6,071.80

£ 3,378.62

  1. A breakdown of driving offences committed by staff while on-duty, but not responding to emergency calls.

2016

2017

2018

Number of driving offences (NON responding)

8

2

14

The Service can confirm that the above driving offences were all related to speeding offences.

  1. In relation to question 3, what was the outcome of each offence? E.g. Process cancelled due to speeding offences detected for operational reasons, retraining course attended, paid + points, process cancelled, court appearance.

The Service can confirm that this information is not held. The ticket is transferred into the drivers name and then becomes that individual's responsibility.

 

 

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