BMA mulls ban on overladen trucks

17.01.2020 - 01:15

Plan aims to protect roads, curb fine dust

City Hall is looking to ban overloaded lorries from certain parts of Bangkok in a proposal aimed at not only protecting city roads from further damage but also to reduce hazardous ultra-fine dust particles in the air. Proposed by the Bangkok Council yesterday, the move is now being vetted by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) executives, and targets trucks carrying loads exceeding legal limits, city councillor Phat Phatsattha said.

(Environment, Health, Traffic, Thailand)

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