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Date Update: 
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Permissible Maximum Dimensions of Lorries in Europe

Height: 
4 m
Width: 
2.55 m (1)
Length Lorry or Trailer: 
12 m
Road Train: 
18.75 m
Articulated Vehicle: 
16.50 m

Notes: 

(1) Vehicle at controlled temperatures: 2.60 m.

Permissible Maximum Weights of Lorries in Europe

Weight per nondrive axle: 
10 t
Weight per drive axle: 
11.5 t
Lorry 2 axles: 
18 t
Lorry 3 axles: 
24 t (1)
Road Train 4 axles: 
38 t
Road Train 5 axles and +: 
44 t (2)
Articulated Vehicle 5 axles and +: 
44 t (2)

Notes: 

Under specific conditions EMS (European Modular System) combinations may have a maximum length of 25.25 m and maximum weight of 60 t.
(1) The driving axle is fitted with double tyres and pneumatic suspension: 26 t.
(3) Six-axle: 50 t; seven-axle or more: 56 t.

Permissible Maximum Dimensions of Coaches in Europe

2 axles: 
13.50 m
> 2 axles: 
15 m
+ Trailer: 
18.75 m
Articulated: 
18.75 m