Minister considers HGV speed limit rise

Transport minister Keith Brown said he was “looking seriously” at whether the maximum speed for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) on the A9 could be increased.

Transport minister Keith Brown said he was “looking seriously” at whether the maximum speed for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) on the A9 could be increased.

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The Road Haulage Association has called for the “archaic 40mph HGV speed limit on single carriageway roads” to be raised to 50mph.