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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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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ROAD SAFETY – UNUSUAL TRUCK INTERCEPTED IN PETANGE

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keywords: mega-truck, road safety, grand-ducal police, road police luxembourg. While mega-trucks are prohibited on the roads of the Grand Duchy because of their length and therefore dangerous for themselves and for other road users, it is a unusual vehicle that intercepted the Grand-Ducal Police today on the N31 close to Pétange. A truck loaded with 4 trailers exceeded the maximum length allowed on Luxembourg roads, load-fixing systems were also faulty. Share this page with:

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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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