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Examining the Maximum Weight of Agricultural Trailers and Combinations (DfT) (extent=GB) - TSI response - January 2014

TSI response (PDF 182KB). TSI raises the following concerns / questions: implications regarding environmental weight restrictions; the possible increased temptation to use trailers illegally for commercial purposes which could perhaps be combatted through some form of operator licensing; whether trailers will be subject to tests similar to the stringent VOSA roadworthiness checks carried out on large goods vehicles; and the need for professional training for drivers.