Thousands of lorries banned this year

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More than 6,000 trucks were banned from Austrian roads so far this year, according to the federal traffic ministry.The ministry, which is headed by Social Democrat (SPÖ) Doris Bures, announced today (Tues) its Federal Traffic Authority (BAV) stopped and examined 27,600 lorries of all types and sizes since last January. It added 6,100 of them […]

Crisis still bites as lorry registration numbers plunge


The economic crisis is still affecting Austrian companies as the number of newly registered lorries dropped in the first quarter of this year.Official figures released today (Mon) show that 5.6 per cent less lorries were registered during the first three months of this year compared to the same period in 2009.The number of registered articulated […]