In order to comply with the Heavy Commercial Vehicles (controls and regulations) Act 1973, county councils are obliged to survey their area, and make written proposals for the regulations of use of roads in the county by heavy commercial vehicles, with the objective of preserving and improving the amenities of the area. This pamphlet gives details of the preparation of lorry plans and the Hertfordshire lorry study, the aims of which were: to establish a hierarchy of lorry routes and decide which vehicles should use them, to formulate proposals for the implementation of the system, and to assess the implications of the imposition of the system. In conducting this study it was important to balance improved environmental conditions achieved by restricting lorries to specific routes, against the effects that such restrictions have on operational and other costs. The results of the study are thus presented in terms of this balance. Brief notes are included on the signing of various types of restrictions and the costs thereof, and on the provision of transport cafes and lorry parking facilities. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Hertfordshire County Council

    Highway Department, Goldings
    Hertford, Hertfordshire,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Hardy, M F
  • Publication Date: 0


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 16 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00145367
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1977 12:00AM