HC Deb 06 March 1979 vol 963 cc651-2W
Mr. Churchill

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if evidence is available to him to show that the introduction of tachographs in road transport vehicles in other EEC countries has had a beneficial effect on the accident rate involving vehicles of this type.

Mr. William Rodgers

The authorities in some EEC countries believe that the use of tachographs has contributed to safety, particularly in the observance of speed limits, but the statistical evidence available is not conclusive.

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