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Articulated Vehicles

Volume 990: debated on Thursday 7 August 1980

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asked the Minister of Transport what steps he is proposing to take to reduce the loss of life and incidence of injury occasioned by the jackknifing of articulated vehicles.

Draft regulations which set stringent new standards for braking performance and stability for all new vehicles were circulated for comment last month. The new standards should considerably reduce the risk of jack-knifing.