Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th July 1970.
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asked the Minister of Transport what is the estimated cost of the introduction of tachographs to monitor drivers' hours as provided for in the Transport Act, 1968.
£30 million for the 650,000 goods vehicles for which tachographs might be required to be fitted if Section 97 of the Act were to be implemented.
This would be an excessively costly requirement. Will my right hon. Friend see fit to cancel it?
I have no present intention of introducing a scheme.
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