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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 (2,3)
Road Train: 
18.75 m (2,3)
Articulated Vehicle: 
16.50 m

Notes: 

(1) Vehicle at controlled temperatures: 2.60 m.
(2) An extra 15 cm are allowed for vehicle carrying 45 ft container involved in intermodal operation.
(3) Vehicle specialised in the carriage of cars: additional 3 m with the payment of the fee of EUR 2.3 per 100 km + EUR 10.

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)
Road Train 4 axles: 
36 t
Road Train 5 axles and +: 
40 t
Articulated Vehicle 5 axles and +: 
40 t (2,3)

Notes: 

(1) Vehicle with three axles equipped with double mounted tyres on running axle and with pneumatic suspension or an equivalent system to EU level, or each running axle has double mounted tyres and axle load less than 9.5 t: 26 t.
(2) 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.
(3) 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