Road Collisions involving Out-of-Service TfL Buses 2014/15

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Dear Transport for London,

FOIA TfL Ref: FOI-0123-1516 "Road Collisions involving TfL Buses 2007/8-2014/15" showed that of the 24422 reported Bus Collisions that took place in the annual period 2014/15, 572 involved a pedestrian, 142 involved a cyclist, 135 involved a motorbike, 1481 involved another bus/coach, 5345 involved a stationary vehicle and 14214 involved a moving vehicle. How many of these 24422 Bus Collisions involved a TfL Out-of-Service Bus? Please provide me with the total number for 2014/15 and for each of the following individual categories for that same period:

Collision with Pedestrian
Collision with Cyclist
Collision with Motorcycle
Collision with another bus/coach
Collision with Stationary Vehicle
Collision with a Moving Vehicle

Yours faithfully,

Tom Kearney

FOI, Transport for London

Dear Mr Kearney

TfL Ref: FOI-0553-1516

Thank you for your email received by Transport for London (TfL) on 6 July
2015 asking for information about bus collisions.

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Yours sincerely

Lee Hill

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

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Dear Mr Kearney

TfL Ref: FOI-0553-1516

Thank you for your email received by Transport for London (TfL) on 6 July
2015 asking for information about bus collisions.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can
confirm we do hold the information you require.

Please see the information you have requested attached. Please note that
the ``collision other’’ category is a catch all for incidents that do not
fit into the other definitions and might include kerbs, animals, unknown
objects (where evidence of a collision was discovered but the source could
not be established) and items on the highway road such as wheelie bins.

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to access it for some reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Yours sincerely

Lee Hill

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

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