French Govt tightens up on weekend ban conditions
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REFRIGERATED vehicles will no longer he exempt from French weekend lorry bans, if plans being formulated now are put into effect.
The French Government is tightening the control on movements of lorries between 10pm on Saturdays and lOpm on Sundays and on public holidays.
In future, it will apply to vehicles over 3.5 tonnes and not six tonnes, and the exemption for perishable goods will only apply if the goods will be spoilt within 48 hours or if they are carried in non-specialised vehicles.
Foreign vehicles already in France and heading home will only be permitted to travel in the restricted hours if they are within 60km of a crossing point and they may not cross the entire country.