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 – 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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POLICE LUXEMBOURG – TRUCKS CHECKS ON A1 MOTORWAY

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keywords: road police, lorry, trucks, dangerous loading, luxembourg. The Luxembourg Road Police, together with its counterparts from Saarland, Rhineland-Palatinate, carried out a large-scale control operation on Wednesday (October 18th) for trucks on the A1 Luxembourg-Trier motorway. The purpose of the joint operation was to ensure that the safety rules for truck loads are respected. Out of 53 vehicles, 29 taxable warnings were issued. A driver was registered because his vehicle was heavily overloaded. A total of 7 vehicles were immobilised because the safety of their cargo had major defects which…

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FRANCE BORDER – TRUCKS TRANSIT TO GERMANY FORBIDDEN

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keywords: heavy trucks forbidden traffic, trucks, public holiday in germany, grand-ducal police. Several kilometers of traffic jams and the closing of the right lane on the A31 motorway between France and Luxembourg are reported this morning. The trucks/heavy goods vehicles are systematically stopped by the Grand-Ducale Police and banned from circulation (transit) in the Grand Duchy in the direction of Germany on this bank holiday in Germany. At the last “Corpus Christi” on June 15th, the failure to respect the circulation rules resulted in a 11 kms traffic jam at…

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POLICE – ROADS CLOSED TO TRUCKS TRAFFIC ON AUGUST 15

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keywords: trucks, lorries, france, germany, grand ducal police, luxembourg. In its role of prevention, the Grand-Ducale Police remind that trucks transit traffic to France and Germany is prohibited in Luxembourg on Tuesday 15 August 2017, Assumption day (public holiday). At the last German “Fronleichnam” (or “Corpus Christi”) on 15 June, non-compliance with traffic rules resulted in an 11-kilometer traffic jam at the border and a closed motorway lane. Failure to comply with these provisions may result in a fine of € 250 for the offender. The Grand-Ducal Police will increase their…

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ROAD SAFETY – 30KM/H SPEED LIMIT FOR TRUCKS IN CITIES SOON?

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keywords: road safety, heavy vehicles, trucks, lorries, speed limit, speeding, luxembourg. Considered for a long time as a bad pupil of Europe in terms of road safety, Luxembourg has now made it a national priority. One way to get better safety on our roads is to control the speed of users. Many checks are carried out, communicated in advance or not. And while the decline in road speed is engaged in town with the establishment of 30 km/h zones, the speed of trucks is still an issue. A petition opened…

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