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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Tyres: Safety more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what statistics they have about tyre "blow-outs" or other tyre incidents occurring on the strategic road network to inform their policy about the maximum safe life of heavy goods vehicle and coach tyres. more like this
tabling member printed
Earl Attlee more like this
uin HL17447 remove filter
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-08-06more like thismore than 2019-08-06
answer text <p>Neither Highways England, nor the Department, holds the statistics requested. The Department recently launched a consultation on proposals to ban tyres aged 10 years or older on heavy goods vehicles, heavy trailers, buses, coaches and minibuses. I encourage all interested parties to provide feedback on the consultation.</p><p> </p><p>Expert opinion from the Coroner’s inquests into two fatal road collisions and independent research commissioned by the Department provided evidence to support our proposals. The proposals in the consultation builds on existing roadworthiness guidance that advises against the use of tyres older than ten years on buses, coaches and heavy goods vehicles, except on a rear axle as part of a twin wheel arrangement.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-08-06T13:44:57.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-06T13:44:57.813Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
tabling member
3425
label Biography information for Earl Attlee more like this