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VALUE OF LEI lisRS: AUTHORITY'S VIEW "1 DO not believe the Appeal Tribunal

8th July 1955, Page 42
8th July 1955
Page 42
Page 42, 8th July 1955 — VALUE OF LEI lisRS: AUTHORITY'S VIEW "1 DO not believe the Appeal Tribunal
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

I would have me disregard letters altogether," commented the Western Licensing Authority, last week, when Mr. A. J. lames, 144 Hampstead Road, Brislington, Bristol, applied to add a vehicle to his A licence to carry smalls throughout south-west England.

Mr. T. D. Corpe, for the applicant, said that there were two supporting witnesses and a number of letters. He submitted that the letters were valuable when customers were called in addition.

Mr. James said that his business was expanding and he was finding it impossible to carry on his guaranteed next-day service. Because heavier parcels were being conveyed, his figures had shown a drop in 12 months from £96 to £61 per ton of unladen vehicle weight.

The application was granted.

[As reported in The Commercial Motor on June 17, the Transport Tribunal, giving their decision in the case of S. J. Meads Transport, Ltd., placed little value on letters brought as supporting evidence.] ROLLS-ROYCE U.S. AGREEMENT

AGREEMENT has been concluded .1-1 with the Twin Disc Clutch Co., Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.A., whereby Rolls-Royce, Ltd., are licensed to manufacture hydro-dynamic torque-converter transmissions of Twin Disc design. These are used extensively in heavy tractors and cross-country vehicles.

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