Motorists (Lifts to Persons).

Oral Answers to Questions — Fuel and Power. – in the House of Commons on 6th August 1942.

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Photo of Mr Robert Morrison Mr Robert Morrison , Tottenham North

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether motorists are now permitted to give lifts to persons, provided no additional mileage is involved?

Photo of Mr Tom Smith Mr Tom Smith , Normanton

Yes, Sir, in the case of vehicles licensed by the owner.

Photo of Mr Robert Morrison Mr Robert Morrison , Tottenham North

Does the hon. Gentleman appreciate that in a case I know of two directors of the same firm live in the same street, and each has to proceed to business in his own car, and will he clear up that position?

Photo of Mr Tom Smith Mr Tom Smith , Normanton

I know there are anomalies, but if my hon. Friend has a particular case in mind, I will be pleased to give it consideration.

Photo of Sir Percy Harris Sir Percy Harris , Bethnal Green South West

Are we allowed when travelling in a car to give lifts to hitchhikers?