Sunday, 4 October 2009

Old Fosse Road - weight restrictions

We have received this from the police, regarding school buses

Old Fosse Road - 7.5 Tonne Weight Restrictions

Prohibited Vehicles

The weight limit is governed by:

(Various Roads, Odd Down, Bath) (Prohibition of use by Heavy Commercial Vehicles of over 7.5 tonnes Maximum Gross Weight) Order 2007

This is implemented by BANES council.

It prohibits "Heavy Commercial Vehicles" as per their meaning under S.138 Road Traffic Regulation Act.

This definition refers to "any goods vehicle which has an operating weight exceeding 7.5 tonnes" and

A school bus is not a goods vehicle and is permitted to use this road.

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