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A, B and C licences in the Transport Bill now before Parliament, can you tell me if any figures are available showing the present division of traffic between the various carriers' licences? These should give some indication of the potential for back-loading by own-account operators.
AAn analysis of traffic moved by licence class is contained in the Highway Statistics just published by the Ministry of Transport although its latest figures are only for 1966.
In that year the estimated tons carried (millions) and the estimated ton mileage (thousand millions) are as follows: A licence 247 and 13.9; Contract A 122 and 4.8: B licence 295 and 5.4; total public haulage 664 and 24.1; C licence 786 and 17.4