Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentences)

Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentences)

  Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentences) 4.30 pm 22 Jun 2011 Karl Turner (Kingston upon Hull East) (Lab): I start by saying that it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone, although to be perfectly honest I am not entirely sure yet whether it is, given that this is the first time I have had such an opportunity. I am grateful to be able to debate this issue. Dangerous driving […]

Eyesight Tests (Drivers)

Eyesight Tests (Drivers)

  Eyesight Tests (Drivers) 4.10 pm Meg Munn (Sheffield, Heeley) (Lab/Co-op): I am delighted to have secured a debate on eyesight regulations for drivers, especially as we are in the middle of national eye health week. As I speak, an event to mark the week is taking place in Parliament, and in my home city of Sheffield a wide range of organisations is holding an awareness day in the city centre. […]

Road Vehicle Wheel Safety

Road Vehicle Wheel Safety

  Road Vehicle Wheel Safety 1.29 pm Paul Goggins (Wythenshawe and Sale East) (Lab): It is good to see you in the Chair this afternoon, Miss McIntosh, and I am very grateful to have this opportunity to highlight the growing concerns about wheel safety, in particular in relation to commercial vehicles. I do so having been alerted to the lack of an adequate system for checking and inspecting heavy goods vehicle […]

School Crossing Patrols

School Crossing Patrols

    School Crossing Patrols (Dorset)   Annette Brooke (Mid Dorset and North Poole) (LD): It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Weir. I am very pleased to have secured this debate, because parents across Dorset are deeply concerned about the county council’s proposals. It is true to say that my hon. Friend the Member for South Dorset (Richard Drax) and I will be speaking today on behalf […]

Penning Supports Average Speed Cameras

Penning Supports Average Speed Cameras

  In a Westminster Hall Debate last Wednesday Mr Mike Penning, the Minister responsible for Road Safety and Standards, showed support for average speed cameras, tackling uninsured vehicles, and improving the driving test.        A614 4 pm Mr Mark Spencer (Sherwood) (Con): I am grateful to have been allowed this time to debate this issue, which is crucial to my constituency. The A614 is a rural single carriageway road […]