"With regards to articulated vehicles
being prohibited from driving along the Tenlons Road, this action is in accordance with planning condition 11 of the permission granted for the opening of Bermuda Bridge to public traffic," the spokesperson said.
The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement of Corps (TRACE) enjoined drivers of articulated vehicles
to always put their vehicles in good condition as well as ensuring that they are mentally, physically, emotionally and psychologically stable before proceeding on any journey.
"So, how did new drivers learn to drive articulated vehicles
? It was observed that they acquired these skills from more experienced drivers.
The planning officer's report to Tuesday's meeting explained that this condition was originally required due to the junction on to the A689, but a new access has since been created which "is more suitable for articulated vehicles
The planning officer's report to Tuesday's (February 5) meeting explained that this condition was originally required due to the junction onto the A689, but a new access has since been created which 'is more suitable for articulated vehicles
Currently, the LTO has eight restriction codes on drivers' licenses based on a vehicle's gross weight: RC1 is for motorcycles and motorized tricycles; RC2, for vehicles up to 4,500 kilograms; RC3, for vehicles above 4,500 kg; RC4, for automatic clutch up to 4,500 kg; RC5, for automatic clutch above 4,500 kg; RC6, for articulated vehicles
1,600 kg and below; RC7, for articulated vehicles
1,601 kg to 4,500 kg, and RC8, for articulated vehicles
4,501 kg and above.
We made the motorways to take the heavy transport from town centres, then the bus company brings in bendy buses (articulated vehicles
From April 1 owners or operators of six-axle articulated vehicles
will have the option of operating at 46 tonnes, instead of 44.
Other demonstrator trials include: * The John Lewis Partnership working with partners to demonstrate a 70% reduction in carbon emissions in a wide range of articulated vehicles
; * United Biscuits' collaborative project, which proposes to exploit the value in used cooking oil by creating a renewable fuel solution for use in 44-tonne articulated lorries; * J B Wheaton and Sons will trial, with other fleet operators, the use of 28 vehicles that will be fuelled from compressed natural gas or liquid natural gas blended with renewable biomethane to run dual fuel gas converted trucks; * Robert Wiseman Diaries, collaborating with Chive Fuels, Cenex and MIRA, will trial the use of 40 new warranted dual fuel 40-tonne articulated trucks substituting diesel with natural gas.