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Agricultural transport conference:
Which Way Forward?

12 March 2008

Peterborough Suite, East of England Showground

Programme

Time Subject Speaker Paper
09.30 Registration    
10.00 Welcome and introduction
Dr Andy Scarlett
Scarlett Research Ltd
 
10.05 Agricultural vehicle safety on-road – What are the dangers & how can they be minimised? Tanya Smith
Transport Research Laboratory
Paper 5
10.40 Workplace transport safety in agriculture – identifying opportunities for safer working off-road Tony Mitchell
Health & Safety Executive
Paper 6
11.20 Tea/coffee break    
11.40 Revision of EU tractor & trailer braking regulations – recommendations of recent research study and likely practical implications Martin Dodd
Transport Research Laboratory
Paper 4
12.20 On-Farm trailer braking – keeping up with higher tractor speeds Dr Andy Scarlett
Scarlett Research Ltd
Paper 1
13.00 Lunch    
14.00 Meeting future agricultural vehicle braking requirements – Can modern hydraulic and pneumatic systems deliver the goods? Harvey Milnes
JH Milnes Ltd; and
Peter Metzger
WABCO UK Ltd
Paper 3

Paper 7
14.40 Agricultural or general haulage? – What are the implications for vehicle design, registration, taxation & licensing? Alan Mendelson
JCB Research Ltd
Paper 2
15.20 Tea/coffee break    
15.40 Agricultural vehicle roadworthiness – findings and implications of the recent HSE/DfT-funded research study Adam Wyatt
BAGMA
Paper 8
16.20 Chairman’s summary
Further questions and open discussion
Dr Andy Scarlett
Scarlett Research Ltd
 
16.45 End    

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