Road Safety Bill [HL] — identifying new drivers scheme — 10 Jan 2006 at 17:57

moved Amendment No. 14:

After Clause 36, insert the following new clause-


(1) The Secretary of State may by order establish a pilot scheme to test the effects on-

(a) road safety, and

(b) the incidence of road traffic offences,

of identifying new drivers by means of a distinguishing mark on vehicles driven by them.

(2) In this section, a "new driver" means a driver who has just passed the driving test.

(3) An order under this section may specify, in respect of a pilot scheme-

(a) the new drivers to whom the scheme will apply,

(b) the duration of the scheme,

(c) the size, nature, position and colour of the distinguishing mark to be placed on vehicles driven by new drivers to whom the scheme applies.

(4) Following the pilot scheme, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to Parliament on the effect of the scheme on accident rates and the incidence of road traffic offences among the group of new drivers to whom the scheme applied, as compared to control groups of new drivers to whom the scheme did not apply."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 14) shall be agreed to?

*Their Lordships divided: Contents, 118; Not-Contents, 142

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con0 60 (+1 tell)29.0%
Crossbench7 88.2%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Judge1 010.0%
Lab131 (+2 tell) 062.4%
LDem0 43 (+1 tell)59.5%
Total:139 11236.8%

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Viscount Colville of CulrossCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchno
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchno
Lord Robertson of Port EllenCrossbenchno
Lord Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Williamson of HortonCrossbench (front bench)no

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