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Lorries To be Stopped From Over Taking On M11?
A ban could soon be brought in to stop lorries overtaking on the M11.
The Highways Agency have carried out a trial which restricted HGVs from overtaking.
The trial was carried out on sections of the M11 between junctions 8 and 9, and showed it reduced congestion.
Highways Agency Asset Development Manager, Andy Jobling, said:
"We are committed to getting the best use out of the road network and restricting heavy vehicles from overtaking can make journeys more reliable and improve safety. However, this solution is not appropriate for all sections of our network.
"Preventing lorries from overtaking requires all lorries to travel at the same speed as the slowest vehicle. This can result in long lines of unbroken traffic in lane one, preventing other drivers from joining or leaving the road.
"We have previously investigated a lorry overtaking trial for the A12, but due to the frequency of junctions believe this would not provide an effective method of reducing congestion. We do not believe this treatment would reduce congestion on this route and have no plans to introduce a lorry overtaking ban on the A12.
"However, with the M11, in 2010 and 2011 the Highways Agency carried out a trial which restricted HGVs from overtaking on uphill sections of the M11 between junctions 8 and 9.
"As a result, the results showed it was beneficial to road users as it reduced congestion and improved journey times.
"Subject to completion of statutory procedures, the Agency is looking to implement the HGV overtaking ban on the M11 during the next financial year."
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