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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 (2,3)
Articulated Vehicle: 
16.50 m

Notes: 

(1) Vehicle at controlled temperatures: 2.60 m.
(2) Tow vehicle with two trailers: 22 m.
(3) Lorry with two trailers: 24 m.

Permissible Maximum Weights of Lorries in Europe

Weight per nondrive axle: 
10 t (1)
Weight per drive axle: 
11.5 t (1)
Lorry 2 axles: 
18 t (2)
Lorry 3 axles: 
25 t (3)
Road Train 4 axles: 
36 t (4)
Road Train 5 axles and +: 
40 t
Articulated Vehicle 5 axles and +: 
40 t (5,6)

Notes: 

(1) +20% if the vehicle is fitted on the same axle with: a) four or more wheels at least 0.65 m distance from each other and two independent suspensions; b) three or more wheels fitted with independent suspensions.
(2) National traffic: 20 t.
(3) Road friendly suspension: 26 t.
(4) Towing vehicle with a semi-trailer where the towing vehicle has a road friendly suspension and the wheelbase of the semi-trailer is ≥ 1.8 m: 38 t.
(5) Two-axle motor vehicle with three-axle semi-trailer carrying, in intermodal transport operations, one or more containers or swap bodies, up to a total maximum length of 45 ft: 42 t.
(6) Three-axle motor vehicle with two- or three-axle semi-trailer carrying, in intermodal transport operations, one or more containers or swap bodies, up to a total maximum length of 45 ft: 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