Lorry Watch Strikes Again!

A huge thanks to the again to the town’s Lorry Watch Volunteers!

On 27th November 2018, the following convictions were upheld: 

A driver was convicted of infringing the Bradford-on-Avon Town Bridge weight limit.  He was fined £293.00, ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30.00 and costs of £200.00.   The offence took place on 30th April 2018.

A company, M&G Haulage were also convicted of infringing the Bradford-on-Avon Town Bridge weight limit and ordered to pay a fine of £1,000.00, victim surcharge of £100.00 and costs of £200.00.  This related to an infringement that took place on 25th April 2018.

Bradford on Avon Lorry Watch is a joint venture between local councils and community volunteers, which aims to stop and discourage overweight lorries using the historic Town Bridge in contravention of the 18 tonne weight limit.

Offenders are reported to the Police and Wiltshire Council. If you would like to find out more about the scheme, please contact Bradford on Avon Town Council on 01225 864 240 or email: office@bradfordonavontowncouncil.gov.uk

(Photo: BOATC stock image)