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Longer goods vehicles could be rolled out from next year

DfT trial suggests longer trailers are safer, more economical and better for the environment

Mark Moran
24 August 2021
LSTs can be up to 15.65 metres in length
LSTs can be up to 15.65 metres in length

 

Longer goods vehicles could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as early as next year, the UK government has announced.

The Department for Transport has published its response to its consultation on the introduction of longer-semi trailers (LSTs), for which the majority of respondents were in favour of their use.

The announcement follows a nine-year trial of the vehicles – which can be up to 15.65 metres in length – that found them to be safer, more economical...

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