HC Deb 28 February 1977 vol 927 c13W
Mr. Cant

asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many holders of heavy goods vehicle licences failed the statutory medical examination in the latest 12-month period.

Mr. Horam

I regret that this information is not available. A holder of a heavy goods vehicle driver's licence is required to submit a medical certificate each time he seeks a new—three-yearly —licence after reaching the age of 60. Licensing authorities are not informed, however, when the holder of an expiring licence fails to obtain a satisfactory certificate and in consequence does not apply for renewal.

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