HC Deb 23 July 1975 vol 896 cc212-3W
47. Mr. Holland

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has concluded his inquiries into methods of preventing the hazard of jackknifing in articulated lorries; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Carmichael

Standards to control jackknifing have recently been agreed by the European Community. I am considering in the light of a report from the Transport and Road Research Laboratory whether such standards should be made compulsory for all new articulated vehicles in the United Kingdom.