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Suspended towing

13th March 1970, Page 61
13th March 1970
Page 61
Page 61, 13th March 1970 — Suspended towing
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In an answer to a 0 & A (CM Feb 27) referring to the use of an bracket when making a suspended tow we stated that we could not find anything in regulations requiring the use of such a device. We find, however, that The Motor Vehicles (C. & U.) Regulations 1969, regulation 114, covers this point. "Where a vehicle is fitted with any apparatus or appliance designed for lifting and part of the apparatus or appliance consists of an implement to facilitate lifting which is suspended from the apparatus or appliance, the implement shall at ail times while the vehicle is in motion on a road and when the implement is not attached to any load supported by the appliance or apparatus be so secured either to the appliance or apparatus or to some part of the vehicle that no danger is caused or is likely to be caused to any person on the vehicle or on the road."


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