Notification requirements for large or heavy loads

Additional guidance is available on the Highways Agency (HA), including police notifications, escorting abnormal loads, attendance and markers, wide abnormal loads, HA special orders general guidance notes, aide memoire, notification and indemnity, HA notification and approval procedures and BE16 general guidance notes.


Notice to be sent to the Police and to Highway and Bridge authorities for vehicles with authorisation of Special Types (General) Order, 2003 Schedule 5 or Schedule 9 part 1, outlining journey route and vehicle specifications.


Background and definitions

Definitions of abnormal indivisible loads, boundaries of construction and use regulations, STGO orders, definition of load weights, Form VR1 and Vehicle Special Orders.

25 July 2005

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