Special consignments and heavy loads in France are subject to prior authorization and to strict conditions. There are two types of authorizations:
- Single authorization
- Local scope permission
Categories Special consignments and heavy loads
There are three transport category :
|Convoy features||First category||Second category||Third category|
|Length (m)||15 to 20||20 to 25||Beyond 25|
|Width (m)||2,55 to 3||3 to 4||Beyond 4|
|Total weight of all||Up to 48 tons||From 48 to 72 tons||Beyond 72 tons|
Accompanying special consignments and heavy loads
Following the special consignments and heavy loads one or more vehicles will accompany the special convoy to secure transport and users. The support is formed by one or two vehicles protection and guide vehicle.
Liability of the carrier
The stowage of the goods of your special consignments and heavy loads are made by the client or his representative. It is therefore solely responsible (unless otherwise stated).