Abnormal, or indivisible, loads may be carried on vehicles on the public roads provided the carriage is undertaken in line with a section 44 permit (section 44 of the Road Traffic Act 1988). These rules allow the carriage of ‘abnormal indivisible loads’ which exceed the weight and/or dimension limits contained in the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, the Road Vehicles (Authorised Weight) Regulations 1998 and also a variety of unusual vehicles, such as items of engineering plant or military vehicles, whose design and function prevents compliance with construction and use regulations, to be used on public roads in certain circumstances.
Information on the topics below is available to FTA members by clicking on any available links or by downloading the Abnormal Loads chapter of the Yearbook of Road Transport Law
If you are an FTA member and have a query regarding this topic, or need more information, contact our Member Advice Centre
Save time and money by Remotely Downloading your #Tachograph data with the DigiDL GPRS.
It offers full flexibilit… https://t.co/asJCttkl2P
ICYMI: This time of year we receive requests from local #schools asking for #WorkExperience placements over the sum… https://t.co/jYB91j6qJe
Entries are NOW OPEN for the FTA Logistics Awards 2019!
For more information and to enter your organisation, click… https://t.co/NPoRuJqbF9
© Copyright 2008-2019 FTA
Freight Transport Association Limited
Registered Office - Hermes House, St John’s Road Tunbridge Wells Kent TN4 9UZ
Registered in England Number 391957.
New to this new-look site?
You'll need to use the "Forgotten Password" link below to set a new password before logging in.