HC Deb 16 March 1938 vol 333 c406
38. Mr. Day

asked the Minister of Transport whether the reports received from his technical officers indicate that experimental sections of rubber paving that have been laid down have shown satisfactory results; and will he consider recommending to the various highway authorities that further experiments be undertaken with this commodity?

Mr. Burgin

Tests of rubber paving have indicated that it has a low resistance to skidding, but further trials are in progress with which my technical officers are keeping in touch.

Mr. Day

Can the Minister say whether it compares favourably with other materials in other respects?

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