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Coaches (Intimidatory Driving)

Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what further steps he intends to take to outlaw intimidatory driving by coaches.

Additional legislation is not the answer to that small minority of coach drivers who act as my hon. Friend suggests. If he has examples, he should pass them on to the police or to there appropriate chairman of traffic commissioners, who have adequate powers to deal with intimidatory driving. The Department will shortly be consulting on proposed regulations requiring the fitting of speed governors to coaches.