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    Heavy-duty trucks banned from Brussels city centre

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    Heavy-duty vehicles weighing more than 7.5 tonnes are now banned from the Pentagon – the area located within Brussels’ small ring -, the alderwoman in charge of mobility within the city council, Els Ampe, announced on Friday. “The historic city centre comprises three little streets that are not adapted to heavy-duty vehicles,” Ms. Ampe said. “Signs indicating the ban will be posted. The city is also working with the navigation systems for them to propose alternative routes.”

    Andy Sanchez
    The Brussels Times