Oxfordshire council to launch new freight strategy after Burford HGV ban is overturned


 

A ban on lorries weighing more than 7.5-tonnes from driving through an Oxfordshire town has been revoked following a raft of complaints that HGVs were being diverted to other villages. An experimental traffic regulation order (ETRO) in parts of Burford had been in place for 18 months, but the county council stepped in and revoked the ban after the RHA and reportedly 50 local haulage firms complained. Residents in communities near to Burford also lodged complaints about being badly affected […]