§ Mr. Stephen Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether his Department is monitoring the use of vehicle speed governors such as the Lucas road speed limiter; and whether he is considering making their use mandatory on coaches and lorries.532W
§ Mrs. Chalker
As the hon. Member is aware the House of Commons Transport Committee, in its report on road safety, recommended that the development of speed limiters should be monitored closely with the possibility of mandatory fitment in due course. We shall be responding to the report shortly.