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livers demand: chos out we strike!

27th August 1976
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

by CM reporter ICE by 1,000 tanker drivers at Ellesmere Port was on the his week over a demand from the drivers that aphs are taken out of their cabs.

len, employed by 18 oil companies in the area, want the Ts to send union officials an assurance that the tachos aken out and replaced by speedometers.

;port and General ; Union Liverpool group chairman Mr Denton said that the ad unanimously decidlass meeting last week ranted the tachos out.

were due to hold ^ mass meeting to m further action this {esman for the Freight n.t Association said dispute was a continf the row over subsiswins onto which the d tagged the tacho WU spokesman said tachos were not being Lt the men were conbout the extension of Tork of the calibrating for the tachos. The ion of the tachos has cribed by the union as I the EEC."

ion official told CM Tie of the employers had already removed the tachos, but the men were determined to force the rest of the employers to follow suit The FTA spokesman said that the dispute was being managed by the Drivers' Action Committee, which was originally formed to fight the subsistance form.

News of the dispute follows an announcement by Lucas Kienzle of its latest tacho calibration station at Taunton.

The new centre is at the H. N. Kickley company in Taunton, which has a 15-metre pit and equipment capable of dealing with four vehicles at the same time. The company is one of the oldest Lucas CAV agents.

This means that the company now has 140 fully operational centres, and Lucas also says that it is continuously expanding its nationwide network of centres.


Organisations: Drivers' Action Committee
Locations: Liverpool

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