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Date Update: 
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Permissible Maximum Dimensions of Lorries in Europe

Height: 
4.40 m
Width: 
2.60 m (1)
Length Lorry or Trailer: 
18 m
Road Train: 
34.50 m
Articulated Vehicle: 
23 m

Notes: 

For vehicles registered in an EEA Member country.
(1) Road train (total length over 22 m) as from 1 January 2010: 2.55 m; road train (total length over 22 m) units and coaches fitted with a new vehicle body as from 1 October 2004: 2.55 m; vehicles at controlled temperatures: 2.55 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: 
28 t (1)
Road Train 4 axles: 
36 t
Road Train 5 axles and +: 
44 t (2)
Articulated Vehicle 5 axles and +: 
44 t (2)

Notes: 

For vehicles registered in an EEA Member country.
(1) Only with air suspension or similar, and ABS (Anti-lock Braking System).
(2) Five-axle: 44 t; six-axle:56 t; seven-axle: 60 t; eight-axle: 64-68 t (restrictions for ADR), 69-75 t (not for ADR).

Permissible Maximum Dimensions of Coaches in Europe

2 axles: 
13.50 m
> 2 axles: 
15 m
+ Trailer: 
18.75 m
Articulated: 
18.75 m (1)

Notes: 

(1) Bi-articulated bus : 25.25 m.