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Speed Limits

Volume 494: debated on Thursday 25 June 2009

15. To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent discussions the Secretary of State has had on speed limits on single-carriageway roads. (282113)

In the current consultation entitled “A Safer Way”, we propose a targeted approach in which local traffic authorities are encouraged to consider lower speed limits on those single carriageway roads where there are particular casualty problems. As part of the consultation the Department’s officials are conducting discussions with a number of interested parties.