THE WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL (LONGDOWN LANE, RUGBY) (PROHIBITION OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLES OF OVER 7.5 TONNES) ORDER 2016
August 25, 2016
Warwickshire County Council propose to make the above Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be to prohibit the driving of goods vehicles of over 7.5 tonnes in maximum gross weight in the length of road described in the Schedule below.
The usual exemptions for loading/unloading, emergency services, local authority and statutory undertakers vehicles will apply.
A copy of the proposed Order, together with a plan showing the length of road affected and a statement of the Council’s reasons for proposing to make the Order, may be inspected at the Main Reception, Shire Hall, Market Place, Warwick, at the Rugby Borough Council, Town Hall, Evreux Way, Rugby, CV21 2RR and at the Public Library, Little Elborow St, Rugby CV21 3BZ during usual opening hours.
Any enquiries relating to the proposals may be made to Debbie Poynton, Communities Group, Warwickshire County Council (telephone number: 01926 412076).
Any objections to the proposals, which must be in writing and specify the grounds on which they are made, should be addressed to Debbie Poynton, Communities Group, PO Box 43, Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4SX. (Objections, and the name of the objector, will normally be treated as public information and may be published.) Objections must be sent so as to be received by 23 September 2016.
Statement of reason for Longdown Lane
1.1 Warwickshire County Council is proposing to prevent the movement of Heavy Goods Vehicles over 7.5 tonnes from entering and using the highway as a through route along Longdown Lane, Rugby.
1.2 The scheme will involve the use of traffic signs.
1.3 The introduction of the 7.5 Tonne Weight Restriction will improve road safety by restricting the use of Heavy Goods Vehicles along the rural roads.
1.4 Northamptonshire County Council are to advertise a separate Traffic Regulation Order to introduce a 7.5 Tonne Weight Restriction on roads within Northamptonshire.
From its junction with the Daventry Road (A45) to the county boundary with Northamptonshire