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Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to their announcement that UK drivers who passed their test after 1 January 1997 will no longer be required to take a specialist test to tow a trailer of up to 3,500 kilograms, what were the reasons for this change; and what assessment have they made of the safety implications of the change.  HL3712

Question HL3712: tabled on 4 November 2021 and due for answer by 18 November 2021

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to their announcement that UK drivers who passed their test after 1 January 1997 will no longer be required to take a specialist test to tow a trailer of up to 3,500 kilograms, what were the reasons for this change; and what assessment have they made of the safety implications of the change.
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