Abnormal Loads and Wide Load Transport & Haulage
What is an abnormal or wide load and how are they safely transported?
- a weight of more than 44,000kg
- an axle load of more than 10,000kg for a single non-driving axle and 11,500kg for a single driving axle
- a width of more than 2.9 metres (this is deemed a wide load).
- a rigid length of more than 18.65 metres
We look after the following:
- Notifications to the Chief Officer of Police through all areas of travel. With adequate notice (48 hours or more).
- The proposed and planned route
- Full declaration of the overall length, width and height of the load
- High visibility markers at the front and rear of the vehicle and or load
- Secure loading (including chains, straps, netting etc....)
- Police escort (if necessary)
- Hiab delivery (crane assisted) and Trailer mounted forklift (Moffett).
- Artic & Rigid Flatbed, low loader, groupage and backload Road Haulage services
- Full loads, Part loads, Wide loads and Abnormal loads
If you have a dedicated enquiry and would like a quote based on your exact requirements please fill in our short transport questionnaire. Risk assessments and method statements can be undertaken to ensure safety and best practice. For a full list of our entire fleet, click here