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Date Update: 
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Permissible Maximum Dimensions of Lorries in Europe

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

Permissible Maximum Weights of Lorries in Europe

Weight per nondrive axle: 
7 / 10 t
Weight per drive axle: 
13 t
Lorry 2 axles: 
19 t
Lorry 3 axles: 
26 t
Road Train 4 axles: 
38 t (1,2)
Road Train 5 axles and +: 
40 / 42 t (3)
Articulated Vehicle 5 axles and +: 
40 / 42 t (4)

Notes: 

(1) Three-axle tractor with one-axle trailer: 33 t.
(2) Two-axle motor vehicle with two-axle semi-trailer carrying a container: 40 t.
(3) Four-axle motor vehicle with one-axle trailer, three-axle motor vehicle with two-axle trailer, two-axle motor vehicle with three-axle trailer: 38 t.
(4) Three-axle motor vehicle with two- or three-axle semi-trailer carrying a 40 ft ISO container as a combined transport operation: 44 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