§ 20. Mr. ORMSBY-GORE
asked the Minister of Transport whether he intends issuing an Order compelling all commercial motor vehicles and chars-à-banc to carry mechanical hand signals at the rear of the vehicle; whether the Ministry have received representations concerning the desirability of such signals in the interests of safety; and whether practical designs for such signals submitted by Mr. P. Watson Phillips are under consideration?
§ The MINISTER of TRANSPORT (Sir Eric Geddes)
The answer to the first part of the question is in the negative. As regards the second part of the question, I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave to the hon. Member for Hammersmith (North) on the 19th of last month. Any designs submitted will receive the attention they merit, but I do not propose that the Ministry should adopt or recommend any particular design or invention.