WORRIED parents at a village school want speeding lorries stopped in their tracks.
They claim truck drivers thundering past William Amory Primary, in Blythe Bridge, are causing a major threat to the safety of pupils.
They’re calling for immediate action and have won the backing of community leaders, who are pressing for new restrictions to be imposed.
Forsbrook parish councillor Barry Yates said: “Heavy lorries leaving the A50 bypass are speeding through Uttoxeter Road and it’s a real issue.
“The road has a 30mph speed limit and narrows down to one lane past the school because of parked cars.
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