Under secretary of state, Tom Harris, said that new policy came froma 12-week call for evidence, aimed at improving service for road users.
The consultation will last for six weeks, and investigate the following:
- Location of motorway service stations, including the determination for sites and the intervals betwwen sites.
- What kinds of facilities are needed at service stations
- service areas on trunk roads
- motorway rest areas
- lorry parking
- the provision and use of laybys.
Copies of the consultation document will be available from the parliament libraries.