HGV drivers flout bridge weight restriction


 

More HGV drivers have breached a weight restriction on a 13th Century bridge in Oxfordshire this year than for the whole of 2018, according to the council, which demands firms pay more attention to routeing and signage. Since an ANPR camera was installed at Newbridge in 2017, over 1,300 lorries have flouted the 18-tonne weight limit and fines and costs totalling more than £30,000 have been issued to drivers and hauliers. Oxfordshire County Council said there have also been 88 […]