Motorhomes To Be Banned In Europe

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  1. Yorick

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    The missus just told me that she just seen a disturbing article on the news.

    From 2016, many European cities are planning to prohibit large vehicles from town centres and this would include many motorhomes :Sad:
    Summat to do with congestion and air polution.

    I have Googled, but can't find anything concrete on it, but did find a couple of old snippets about the plans, but they did seem to get shelved.

    We don't use towns very often anyway, but sometimes you really need to. And will the plans be taken any further and ban them from other places?

    This has really pissed me of, so gonna give Elvis an extra long walk.
     
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    I'm selling mine anyway, so don't care....
     
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    the hat ransom just doubled :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Many European cities are introducing low emission zones. These normally require large diesel vehicles to be less than a few years old. As motorhomes typically have a life of 20 years or so, this means that most are now banned from many city centres.

    Of course, you could get a 1978 petrol/LPG model, as these are usually exempt, either being "classic" or non-diesel...
     
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    I just sent my friends and relatives an email that ERNIE had sent me an email advising of a major prize.

    Nice one Yorick.

    All females from Norfolk are lovely

    Someone seems to have taken control of my laptop ??
     
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    would that be on April 1st?
     
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    Amazing news, I've just arranged for the engine to be removed from our MH and pedals installed so we can pedal it around Europe.
    Hope this isn't some kind of joke. Please see classifieds for Ducato engine for sale.
     
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    In that case, I'd stay away from Switzerland, but head for Austria instead.

    Switzerland is mainly uphill, but Austria is all downhill. Important when you are pedalling :Smile:
     
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    That's the non-joke of the day, they already have - ask Boris for a start.
     
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    "Excuse me my good man I am English" generally gets me out of those daft laws.
     
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    Don't forget shouting :roflmto:
     
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