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Heavy Vehicles (C Licences)

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 28 July 1954

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asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation the approximate number of heavy goods vehicles over three tons unladen weight which are now operating in this country under C licences; and what proportion this represents of the total number of such vehicles.

Of some 97,000 goods vehicles exceeding 3 tons in unladen weight licensed at 31st March, 1954, under the Road and Rail Traffic Act, 1933, about 57,000 vehicles, or 59ยท0 per cent., were authorised under C carriers licences.