Large Goods Vehicles
Nicholas Dakin (Scunthorpe, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what research his Department has commissioned on the relationship between (a) HGV density of traffic flows, (b) speed of those traffic flows and (c) accident levels.
Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon, Conservative)
The Department commissioned an evaluation of a potential increase in the speed limit of heavy goods vehicles (over 7.5 tonnes) on single carriageway roads, from the current limit of 40 mph.
The report was published in November 2012 and is available at