McDaid, James

Tuesday, 11 March 2003

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 563 No. 1

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Other Questions. - Vehicle Regulations.

An initial consultation process has been completed with regard to the possible reintroduction of a maximum height for vehicles in use in a public place. My Department will now prepare an initial draft...More Button

The consultations on the draft regulations will be completed by May.More Button

This will represent a reintroduction of regulations. Regulations were in place up to the early 1990s but were allowed to lapse by the manufacturers. Various groups have opposed the reintroduction of ...More Button

The report in a Sunday newspaper that the Deputy refers to was totally incorrect. A report was commissioned by the Dublin Port Authority and funded by Dublin City Council—More Button

The findings of the report were selectively leaked, unfortunately.More Button

Yes, the intention is that all trucks will conform with the regulations once they are introduced.More Button

The Government is determined that once the port tunnel is finished, no trucks will—More Button

It is anticipated that when the port tunnel is finished, no trucks will be allowed into the city centre.More Button

That is what is anticipated by Dublin City Council and—More Button

Yes. We will regulate for smaller trucks. The only EU directive on this provides that trucks be restricted to a height of four metres. The port tunnel accommodates trucks of a height of 4.65 metres an...More Button

Yes. As I have pointed out, various individuals have problems with the regulations to be introduced. However, we already have regulations for different types of transport permits that are granted by l...More Button

There will be trucks, naturally, that will exceed 4.9 metres.More Button

No. Permits are currently in place to allow flexibility for such vehicles.More Button

Under the regulations, all trucks will be able to avail of the tunnel. There are certain height restrictions in different—More Button

I would imagine that trucks, particularly foreign trucks, will be barred if they do not conform with the new regulations.More Button

Written Answers - Air Services.

I would refer the Deputy to my announcement on the 19 February 2003. Air services resumed on the Donegal/Dublin route on Monday, 3 March 2003. Question No. 458 answered with Question No. 159More Button


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