Cumbrian Police officers have been on patrol in the Eden after speeding HGV drivers used the A685 overnight.
Residents in Kirkby Stephen were having issues with drivers using the vehicles on a road during the night.
A police spokesperson said: "We’re out on nightshift in Kirkby Stephen this week. Local residents raised that HGV’s use the A685 regularly during the night.
"Two articulated heavy goods vehicles have been stopped and dealt with for breaching the 18 tonne weight restriction. One travelling in excess of 50mph."