Detail of outcome
Government’s position for the the examining the weight and speed limit for tractors and trailer combinations consultation which is published in a single response with the weights and maximum speed limit for tractors on roads consultation.
The final impact assessment and analysis of the responses are also available.
This consultation ran from to
Seeks views on options for increasing the maximum weight permitted for agricultural trailers and combinations, in Great Britain.
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.