Detail of outcome
The feedback from this consultation was considered in amending the road vehicle authorised weight regulations 2017.
Detail of feedback received
This is a summary of the responses received from the 27 organisations, trade associations, businesses and individuals who replied to the consultation.
We are also proposing to rescind the requirement of a vehicle special order for type-approved hydrogen and gas powered vehicles.
The new directive allows the weight increases for certain vehicles using certain alternative fuel technologies when used for international journeys. We propose allowing operators to benefit from these weight increases for domestic journeys as well as international journeys.