Impact Assessment: Consultation on the possibility of allowing an increase in the length of articulated lorries of Longer Semi-Trailers

Publisher:Department for Transport
Publication type:Reference
Published date: 11 October 2011
Mode/topic:Rail, Freight, Road safety

Summary

Determining the most socially beneficial length of Heavy Goods Vehicle semi-trailers. Government intervention currently exists to limit the maximum permitted length due to a variety of external costs associated with their use, and would be required to amend relevant regulations.

Consultation

This Impact Assessment is related to:
Consultation on the possibility of allowing an increase in the length of articulated lorries