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Written Answers. - Traffic Regulations.

Tuesday, 26 November 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 No. 1

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 98. Mr. Crawford Information on Seymour Crawford Zoom on Seymour Crawford  asked the Minister for Transport Information on Seamus Brennan Zoom on Seamus Brennan  the legislation he intends to introduce to restrict the height of HGVs. [23513/02]

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 129. Mr. R. Bruton Information on Richard Bruton Zoom on Richard Bruton  asked the Minister for Transport Information on Seamus Brennan Zoom on Seamus Brennan  the measures he intends to take to regulate the height of HGVs. [23514/02]

 153. Mr. Penrose Information on Willie Penrose Zoom on Willie Penrose  asked the Minister for Transport Information on Seamus Brennan Zoom on Seamus Brennan  the details of his recently announced intention to introduce height restrictions for heavy goods vehicles; the timetable in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23466/02]

Minister for Transport (Mr. Brennan): Information on Seamus Brennan Zoom on Seamus Brennan I propose to take Questions Nos. 98, 129 and 153 together.

Arising from diverse concerns, including those on road and rail safety and the future access to Dublin Port, my Department is drawing up proposals to regulate for the maximum height of vehicles. It is my intention that consultations will take place with all interested parties on the proposals with a view to settling an appropriate maximum height for vehicles.


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