Motor Vehicles: Safety:Written question - 56093

(Poplar and Limehouse)
Asked on: 05 December 2016
Department for Transport
Motor Vehicles: Safety
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the British Road Safety Statement, published in December 2015, what progress has been made on the revision of government buying guidelines to promote the uptake of procuring safer vehicles.
Answered by: Andrew Jones
Answered on: 13 December 2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) is working with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) - who own the Government Buying Standards (GBS) for vehicle procurement - on an update that will promote the purchase of safer and cleaner vehicles where appropriate. New standards are expected by 2017.

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