Police Luxembourg – Cross-border waste shipment transport controls

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keywords: cross border waste control, shipment, road transport, tesla, road police, luxembourg. Police Luxembourg and the Administration of the Environment have controlled the transboundary waste transport this Friday 21 September 2018 (transport of substances or goods that are no longer suitable for their initial use). These controls took the form of a truck control on the N3 in Frisange. Special attention has been given to the necessary authorisations and accompanying documents required under European law for cross-border waste transfers. A total of 12 offenses in the areas of load, social…

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Road transport – Luxembourg transit traffic forbidden on Tuesday 08 may

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keywords: road police, truck transport, trucks, road safety, france, luxembourg. Traffic in transit through Luxembourg is prohibited to heavy goods vehicles on Tuesday 08 May 2018 to France, this day being celebrating the end of 1939-1945 war, a public holiday in France while it is not in Luxembourg. The recent ban on transit to Germany has caused major disturbances on the motorway network in the Greater Region. Established for over 20 years, this ban on transit (and parking) on ​​Luxembourg territory has been governed by the Grand-Ducal Regulation of 19…

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Road transport – Luxembourg transit traffic forbidden on friday 30 march

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keywords: road police, truck transport, trucks, road safety, germany, luxembourg. Traffic in transit through Luxembourg is prohibited to heavy goods vehicles on Friday 30 March 2018 to Germany, this day being Good Friday, public holiday in Germany, and the next Monday (Easter Monday) as well. Established for over 20 years, this ban on transit (and parking) on ​​Luxembourg territory has been governed by the Grand-Ducal Regulation of 19 July 1997 on “Restrictions about heavy goods vehicles on Sundays and public holidays” which provides a traffic ban in the Grand Duchy…

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ROAD TRANSPORT – NEW SERIES OF LORRIES CONTROLS ON A6

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keywords: road police, heavy goods vehicles transport, trucks, prohibition to overtake, france, belgium, germany, luxembourg. The weeks go by and the controls continue towards the lorries in transit through Luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police carried out a new series of road and highway checks for trucks. On Friday the Road Police carried out a series of checks on the A6 motorway (Luxembourg-Arlon) and on the N6 national road (which connects Luxembourg to the Belgian border and Belgian N4) in the region of Mamer – Strassen, ie in the immediate vicinity…

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ROAD TRANSPORT – CROSS BORDER LORRIES CHECKED BY POLICE

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keywords: road police, heavy goods transport, trucks, waste transport, road safety, france, belgium, germany, luxembourg. The controls of the Grand Ducal Police on road transport are increasing. It is now on the N31 and RN11 that the Road Police control trucks in border areas with France, Belgium and Germany. National Roar 31 (Nationalstrooss 31) connects Luxembourg to Longwy via Pétange, Dudelange, Esch-sur-Alzette and Differdange. National Road 11 (N11) connects Luxembourg to Echternach and the German border to Irrel and Bitburg. 49 offenses sanctioned in two days of road checks  …

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ROAD TRANSPORT – POLICE LUXEMBOURG CONTINUE CHECKS

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keywords: road police, truck transport, trucks, elephant race, road safety, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police are intensifying their controls on heavy goods vehicles. Last Wednesday the road Police controlled the vehicles on the A6 Luxembourg – Arlon highway. Today Friday the Police were interested in trucks that use the national highway N7 crossing the country from the northern tip of the country (Belgian border) to Luxembourg and serving the A7 motorway, very popular with heavy goods vehicles in transit, ie which do not load or unload in Luxembourg. This national N7 allows trucks not…

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ROAD TRANSPORT – OVERTAKE FORBIDDEN AROUND LUXEMBOURG

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keywords: road police, truck transport, trucks, elephant race, road safety, luxembourg. During a roadside control session today on the A6 motorway (Luxembourg-Arlon), the Traffic Police focused on the control of heavy goods vehicles, and in particular the maneuver which consists in a heavyweight doubles another with a slight difference in speed, this maneuver blocking traffic. The “elephant race” as it is called in trucker language is forbidden and in particular trucks must not overtake another vehicle around the capital city (Luxembourg). Six drivers were fined. During this session also, the…

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LUXEMBOURG – END OF SOCIAL DUMPING IN TRANSPORT?

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keywords: social dumping, road transport, treaty of liege, benelux, luxembourg. The road freight and passenger transportation sector is highly competitive. On our roads and motorways are trucks belonging to foreign companies that do not respect national social standards and are regularly accused of unfair competition due to social dumping. It is in this context that the Treaty of Liège entered into force on 1 June 2017, which provides that the inspection services of the three Benelux countries shall jointly control the transport of goods and passengers. The objective of these checks…

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LUXEMBOURG – NO GIGALINERS ON OUR HIGHWAYS (OFFICIAL)

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keywords: road safety, mega-trucks, luxembourg. The Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure François Bausch confirms today that mega-trucks are and will remain prohibited to traffic on the Grand Duchy roads. The question of authorizing this type of transport was asked because since 2016 Belgium and the Netherlands authorize the mega-trucks motorway traffic, Germany also authorizes mega-trucks (also called “gigaliners” or “Euro-Combis “) on half of its motorway network. The Minister reminds that the European Union regulations prohibits mega-trucks and that Luxembourg had always opposed it, since the Grand Duchy policy is to promote…

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LUXEMBOURG – GIGALINERS ON OUR HIGHWAYS SOON?

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keywords: road safety, mega-trucks, luxembourg. A gigaliner (mega-truck) is a vehicle that is more than 18.75 meters long and weighs over 44 tons. These huge trucks consist of a truck tractor to which a semi-trailer and a trailer are hung up. They are also called “euro-combis”. Since 2016 Belgium and the Netherlands have authorized the motorway traffic to mega-trucks. The authorization gradually extends to half of the German motorway network. It is in this context that the MP Claudia Dall’Agnol (LSAP) asks the Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure what is/will be in…

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