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Date Update: 
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Permissible Maximum Dimensions of Lorries in Europe

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

Notes: 

(1) Vehicle at controlled temperatures: 2.60 m.
(2) Vehicle type N, which has removable devices for road maintenance: 3 m.
(3) Road train or articulated vehicle specialised in the carriage of containers or cars: 21 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 (1)
Lorry 3 axles: 
25 t (2,3)
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) Two-axle alternatively fueled motor vehicles other than buses: the maximum authorised weight is increased by the additional weight required for the alternative fuel technology with a maximum of 1 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 doesn't exceed 9.5 t: 26 t.
(3) Three-axle alternatively fueled motor vehicles: the maximum authorised weight is increased by the additional weight required for the alternative fuel technology with a maximum of 1 t.
(4) Articulated vehicles with four axles: 38 t in the following cases: a) the driving axle is fitted with twin tyres and pneumatic suspension or recognized as equivalent to EU level, the wheelbase of the semitrailer is > 1.8 m and the motor vehicle MMA is respected (18 t) and the MMA of the axle tandem of the semi-trailer (20 t); b) the semi-trailer (the wheelbase of the semitrailer is ≥ 1.8 m) is equipped with enhanced tipper body specifically for the use in construction or mining it will be 38 t, provided that the burden imposed on the coupling device is compatible with the maximum mass per axle.
(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 (1)

Notes: 

(1) Bi-articulated bus: 25 m.