HC Deb 30 October 1990 vol 178 c458W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list for the last 12 months such information as is available to him on the results of the spot checks made by police that have been carried out on heavy goods lorries travelling through the three counties of Yorkshire and Humberside.

Mr. Chope

The following information is provided from road checks carried out by this Department's traffic examiners and vehicle examiners with the support of the police and includes those vehicles checked in the ferry ports in the north-east.

Traffic examiners
HGVs examined 48,777
HGVs weighed 17,514
Tachograph charts screened 247,414
Prohibitions issued 1,075
Prosecutions 1,980
Vehicle examiners
Vehicles examined 19,509
Immediate prohibitions 833
Delayed prohibitions 1,069

These figures are for the north-eastern traffic area which includes the three counties of Yorkshire and Humberside and cover the period for 12 months up to 31 March 1990.

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