HC Deb 08 March 1945 vol 408 c2247W
Mr. R. Morgan

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport if he has any information as to the countries in which goods and passenger vehicles of eight feet maximum width are permitted and in current use.

Mr. Noel-Baker

So far as I have been able to ascertain the following countries allow a maximum width of 8 feet or more: Algeria, Australia (except the States of Western Australia and Queensland), Belgian Congo, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Estonia, Fiji, France, French Guiana, Gambia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Madagascar, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, Rumania, Salvador, Siam, South Africa, Spain, Spanish Morocco, Syria, Tunis, United States of America, Uruguay, Yugo-Slavia.