Grant for new Scots company
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• Sloan Haulage Co Ltd, a new haulage concern, applied at Edinburgh on Monday for an 0 licence for four vehicles, three to be acquired, and four trailers, three to be acquired, with Mr M. C. Sloan, director. representing the firm.
Mr Sloan said he had been associated personally with haulage work for many years in the ready-mix concrete industry and in pulverized fuel ash haulage. The company proposed to carry pulverized ash and there were weighbridges at the exit points which would ensure that there was no overweight. Vehicles would be checked at monthly intervals or every 5000 miles. Work would be concerned solely with fuel ash carriage and he gave an assurance that all aspects of the regulations covering weights, housing, maintenance and drivers' hours would be met.
Mr A. B. Birnie, the Scottish LA, granted one vehicle, plus two to be acquired, limited to two years.