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Longer Semi-Trailers 'reasonably safe' says Government

Rhodri Clark
07 June 2023
 

The Government has defined the suitability of routes for Longer Semi-Trailers as ones operators have assessed as “reasonably safe” to operate using a LST. It has also stipulated that every driver must always have a copy in their vehicle of the route plan and risk assessment for the route the LST is using.

Following trial operation of LSTs, legislation for rolling out the use of the longer vehicles was laid before Parliament on 10 May, , and came into force on 31 May. Local...

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