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Stopping Distances

Volume 449: debated on Monday 24 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he next expects to review the stopping distances quoted within the Highway Code; and if he will make a statement. (88153)

The Department is currently considering major revisions to the Highway Code, following the public consultation which ended on 12 May 2006. We intend to publish the new edition of the code in spring 2007, subject to parliamentary approval. Stopping distances quoted in the code will be considered as part of the revision.