Integrated Safety Guards for HGVs

Alex Skene made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Transport

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Dear Department for Transport,

Please could you supply the research documents listed here:
Integrated Safety Guards and Spray Suppression for Heavy Goods Vehicles (project reference: S0131/VE).

I am specifically looking for these documents:
- UPR/SE/032/04. Identifying the Safety Benefits of Smooth Sidegauards and Ending Exemptions
- UPR/SE/033/04. Integrated Safety Guards: Initial Regulatory Impact Assessment
- UPR/SE/057/04. Review of Side and Underrun Guard Regulations and Exemptions
- UPR/SE/084/04. The Use of Alternative Materials for Sideguards

If there is more up-to-date safety research available on the subject of lorry side-guards, I'd be very grateful if you could let me know what information you hold.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Skene

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Ivan Pocock, Department for Transport

Dear Alex Skene,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information which has been allocated the above reference number. A response will be issued to you in due course.


Ivan Pocock
Department for Transport
Information Rights Unit
D/04, Ashdown House
Sedlescombe Road North
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN37 7GA

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Patrick Negus, Department for Transport

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Dear Mr Skene,

Please find attached our Department's reply to your FOI request of 15 March.

I hope you find the attachments helpful.

Pat Negus
TTS Correspondence Section
2/03Great Minster House
76 Marsham Street
0207 944 2076
GTN 3533 2076

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Dear Pat

Thank you very much for the reports you sent - they're very helpful.

Yours sincerely,

Alex Skene