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Date Update: 
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Permissible Maximum Dimensions of Lorries in Europe

Height: 
4 m (1)
Width: 
2.55 m (2)
Length Lorry or Trailer: 
12 m
Road Train: 
18.75 m (3)
Articulated Vehicle: 
16.50 m

Notes: 

(1) Road train specialised in the carriage of cars: 4.20 m.
(2) Vehicle at controlled temperatures: 2.60 m.
(3) Road train specialised in the carriage of cars: 20.75 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: 
25 t (1,2)
Road Train 4 axles: 
36 t
Road Train 5 axles and +: 
40 t (3)
Articulated Vehicle 5 axles and +: 
40 t (4)

Notes: 

(1) The driving axle is fitted and pneumatic suspension or recognised as equivalent to EU level, or each driving axle is fitted with double tyres and the MMA on each axle does not exceed 9.5 t, vehicle using alternative fuels: 26 t.
(2) The driving axle is fitted and pneumatic suspension or recognised as equivalent to EU level, or each driving axle is fitted with double tyres and the MMA on each axle does not exceed 9.5 t and used alternative fuels: 27 t.
(3) Two-axle motor vehicle with two-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.
(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 (1)

Notes: 

(1) Bi-articulated bus: 25 m.