Dear Department for Transport,

Can you please send me the following information...

1.all curfews throughout the uk to cover static caravan moves including stgo cat 1

2.which roads in what areas is anything over the 9'6" wide load not aloud to travel in the hours of darkness.

3.what method do you use to detect the hours of darkness (eg street lights on and off or the time the sun is supposed to set)

4. Where and from what width does the load require a police escort.

5.which areas require a self escort and from what sizes in that area.

Yours faithfully,
D hopkinson

FOI-ADVICE-TEAM-DFT, Department for Transport

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Dear Ms Hopkinson

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 18 October 2019. Please
accept my apologies for the delay in responding, but I was attempting to
establish who might be best placed to answer your request. I have been
advised that the subject matter of your request would fall within the
remit of the Police. While there may be general guidelines set down by
Highways England, Local Police forces can use their discretion to set the
guidelines and parameters as you have set out below.

The Home Office are the parent department for the Police and they will be
best placed to answer your request.

For your information, the Home Office can be contacted at:
 [1][email address]

Kind regards

 

[2][IMG]          Deepak Patel 
Freedom of Information Adviser, Group Assurance 

4/32, Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR          
[3]Follow us on twitter @transportgovuk 

 

 

 

 

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Dear FOI-ADVICE-TEAM-DFT,

Thank you for getting back to me could you please send me the guidelines you mention in your response. Thank you,

Yours sincerely,

Dee hopkinson

FOI-ADVICE-TEAM-DFT, Department for Transport

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Dear Ms Hopkinson

 

Thank you for your follow up email.

 

As noted, the guidelines are generally set by Highways England with
regards to motorways and major trunk roads. Highways England can be
contacted via: [1][email address]

 

[2][IMG]          Deepak Patel 
Freedom of Information Adviser, Group Assurance 

4/32, Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR  
[3]Follow us on twitter @transportgovuk 

 

 

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Dear FOI-ADVICE-TEAM-DFT,

Thank you for your help.
Yours sincerely,

Dee hopkinson