Bridge weight limit is ignored

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As a former HGV driver, I cannot believe the vehicles that cross Hebburn bridge.

It has a 17-ton weight restriction on it, yet the other day I saw a 100-ton waggon cross that bridge.

There are three signs warning you about the weight.

These drivera are supposed to be professionals. How long will it be before damage starts to happen on the bridge?

This is supposed to be a traffic offence.

The standard of driving will drop if no action is taken by the authorities.

It’s when the the rot sets in.

LBJ,

Hebburn.