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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 of Luxembourg City.
29 fines in a two hours trucks check
In particular, the prohibition of heavy goods vehicles overtaking on motorways and the respect of the “social” rules relative to the administrative documents of the driver, the duration of driving (working time) and the duration of rest.
In two hours of checks on the A6 and N6, 29 offenses were identified leading to taxed warnings, a truck had to be immobilised because of the insufficient stowage of its cargo.
It is reminded that the truck driver must be able to justify the last 28 calendar days in terms of social legislation at the risk of high fines.
In addition, in its role of prevention, the Police inform of their omnipresence on the national territory during the carnival holidays which begin this Friday evening and will aim more particularly (but not only) drunk driving and excessive speed.
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