§ 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.
Number 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.