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Vehicle Tests

Volume 644: debated on Wednesday 12 July 1961

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asked the Minister of Transport why the vehicle tests are limited to vehicles not exceeding 30 cwt. unladen weight.

All goods vehicles are subject to inspection, on or off the road, by my examiners. Light vans of up to 30 cwt. unladen were included in the vehicle testing scheme because their conditions of operation made them on the whole less liable to be inspected than the heavier goods vehicles.