Project: Weight Sensing Trial (Analysis)

Reference: R163

Last update: 04/04/2007 16:04:47

Objectives

This project will support the Department for Transport's aim of 'transport that works for everyone'. In particular it will work to deliver sub-objective 1.4 'to promote mobility and reduce exclusion by improving accessibility and personal mobility options'.

The project will support this aim and objective by establishing whether it is appropriate to review the requirements of the Authorised Weight Regulations with respect to two axle wheelchair accessible coaches.

Description

This project will carry out the detailed analysis of the passenger, luggage and vehicle weight data collected under project R164.

Vehicle manufacturers and operators will have an interest in the results of this project together with colleagues in Transport Technology and Standards Division of the DfT.

Contractor(s)

Transport & Travel Research Ltd
Minster House, Minster Pool Walk, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6QT
0154 416416

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £9,279.00

Actual start date: 08 February 2006

Expected completion date: 31 October 2006