Consultation outcome

Maximum speed limit for tractors on public roads

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from 7 November 2013 12:00am to
30 January 2014 11:45pm

Summary

Seeks views on options for increasing the maximum speed limit for conventional tractors, in Great Britain.

Documents

Examining the maximum speed limit for tractors on public roads: main consultation document

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Examining the maximum speed limit for tractors on public roads: impact assessment

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on options for increasing the maximum speed limit for conventional tractors in Great Britain, following recommendations made in the Farming Regulation Taskforce Report, 2011. We would like people to comment on 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.