Consultation outcome

Increased speed limit for heavy goods vehicles over 7.5 tonnes: dual carriageway

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

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Consultation Response Report: examining the speed limit for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes on dual carriageway roads

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Raising the speed limit for HGVs above 7.5 tonnes on dual carriageway roads Impact Assessment

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Detail of outcome

This report presents:

  • the feedback received during the consultation period
  • an analysis of the responses
  • the government’s position following the consultation

Detail of feedback received

Summary of responses and government response on Examining the speed limit for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes on dual carriageway roads.

Original consultation

Summary

Seeking views on increasing the maximum speed limit to 60 miles per hour for heavy goods vehicles on dual carriageway roads.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

We are inviting views on a proposed maximum speed limit increase for heavy goods vehicles, over 7.5 tonnes, when travelling on dual carriageway roads. The speed limit will be increased from 50 to 60 miles per hour.

Documents

Examining the speed limit for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes on dual carriageway roads

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Raising the speed limit for HGV's impact assessment

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Published 24 July 2014
Last updated 28 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added the Consultation Response Report and Impact Assessment.
  2. First published.