Oxfordshire council set to ban HGVs from using towns as rat runs


Weight restrictions to prevent HGVs from using towns in Oxfordshire as a rat run could be introduced if funding is secured from local businesses. A vote for the introduction of environmental weight restrictions by councillors at Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) was agreed earlier this week, but it was also acknowledged that there was unlikely to be any money available to fund the move. In a motion brought by councillor Stefan Gawrysiak, it said: “The county council will consider environmental weight […]