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Bad Weather (Speed Limits)
17 November 1965
Volume 720
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asked the Minister of Transport if he will, as a temporary measure, introduce regulations to control the speed of vehicles using motorways in bad weather conditions, giving the police powers to convoy vehicles over prescribed sections of road.

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One of the measures which I am urgently considering for an experimental period, in consultation with the police and other interested bodies mainly concerned, is a system of temporary speed limits to be applied on particular lengths of motorway in bad weather. I will announce a decision as soon as I can.