§ Mr. Leslie Huckfield
asked the Minister of Transport what consideration his Department has given to the memorandum submitted by the Freight Transport Association proposing an increase of the margin of tolerance for heavy goods vehicle overloading from 5 per cent. to 10 per cent.; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Carmichael
An increased margin of tolerance for overloaded heavy goods vehicles is one of a number of recommendations made by the Freight Transport Association in its memorandum dated 22nd April. These recommendations are being considered and will be discussed with the association.