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Invalid Vehicles

Volume 885: debated on Thursday 30 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will publish a list of all safety tests, including handling tests and impact tests, carried out by her Department, other than the formal reports commissioned from the Motor Industry Research Association, in respect of the following invalid tricycles, respectively, Model 57 (AC), Model 59 (Tippen), Model 66 (Invacar), Model 67 (AC), Model 70 (AC) and Invacar.

There have been no impact tests apart from those at MIRA on the Model 70, which has been the only model in production for more than three years. It is not practicable to produce an exhaustive list of the numerous handling and other tests related to the various models which extend over a period of at least 15 years.