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Road Safety

Volume 401: debated on Wednesday 19 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what progress has been made on reflective strips for builders' skips. [103940]

The British Standards Institution has circulated a first draft of a proposed standard for high performance retroreflective materials, and is currently preparing a revised version taking account of the technical comments received. The Department intends, once the British Standard has been published, to consult on the proposal that local authorities should be able to specify the use of these products on builders' skips, as an alternative to using lamps in conjunction with lower grade retroreflective markings.