Consultation outcome

Agricultural weight limits for trailers and combinations

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Government response: examining the weight and speed limit for tractors and trailer combinations

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Final impact assessment: increasing the agricultural tractor speed limit and agricultural tractor and trailer weight limit

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Consultation response summary: examining the maximum weights of agricultural trailers and combinations

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Original consultation

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Summary

Seeks views on options for increasing the maximum weight permitted for agricultural trailers and combinations, in Great Britain.

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Examining the maximum weights of agricultural trailers and combinations

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Examining the maximum weights of agricultural trailers and combinations: impact assessment

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on options for increasing the maximum weight for agricultural trailers and combinations in Great Britain, following recommendations made in the Farming Regulation Taskforce Report, 2011. We would like people to comment on various policy options, the balance of costs and savings and the impacts arising from change.

This consultation is discussed in the press release ‘Larger loads could boost farming production’ of 15 November 2013.