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NCJ Number: 152470 Find in a Library
Title: Motoring Offences: England and Wales 1993
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
Croydon, Surrey CR0 9YD, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
Lunar House, Room 1834B
40 Wellesley Road
Croydon, Surrey CR0 9YD,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This report summarizes the characteristics of traffic offenses handled through official police action in England and Wales during 1993, as well as comparisons with previous years.
Abstract: The police handled 7 million traffic offenses in 1993, an 11-percent decrease from 1992. The number of offenses has declined steadily each year since the 1990 peak of 8.7 million. The 2.4 million court proceedings for traffic violations in 1993 was about the same as in 1992. The largest decline between 1992 and 1993 occurred in obstruction, waiting, and parking offenses. Seventy-two thousand offenses were detected by the use of automatic cameras. Driving license disqualifications totaled 150,000 an increase of 1 percent over 1992. Tables and notes
Main Term(s): Foreign crime statistics
Index Term(s): England; Traffic offenses; Wales
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program. Home Statistical Bulletin, Issue 27/94.
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