§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has received from the Medical Commission on Accident Prevention in relation to driver sleepiness.
§ Mr. Kenneth Carlisle
We have now considered the review of research on driver fatigue undertaken for the Department by the Medical Commission on Accident Prevention. As a result, we have commissioned the Transport Research Laboratory to manage a research programme into fatigue and driving which will involve Professor Home's department at Loughborough university.