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Motor Vehicles: Safety Measures

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 903, tabled on 11 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential impact the European Union's General Safety Regulation (GSR) would have on road fatalities were they to be implemented in the UK.

Answered on

16 May 2022

The UK’s departure from the EU provides the platform to capitalise on regulatory freedoms and make decisions that are right for Great Britain (GB) and benefit road safety.

Not all parts of the EU’s General Safety Regulation may be right for Britain. Further analysis of the potential benefits for GB will be needed before a decision on whether to mandate any of the technologies.

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