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Regulations

German road regulations

Maximum weight

Maximum permissible gross weight incl. truck, chassis and container:

40,000 kg: on the entire German road network

44,000 kg: for rail/road 'intermodal transport', transportation distance by road max. 150 km (this mode of transport requires special truck/chassis equipment, which generates higher transport costs)

The average weights for trucks, chassis and containers presented in the following table will help you to calculate the maximum permissible load weight (please contact us for a detailed calculation):

LKW: 8,000 kg
Chassis: 20' 3,600 kg
40' 5,500 kg
Container: 20' standard 2,300 kg
40' standard 4,100 kg
45' standard 4,800 kg
20' flat 2,800 kg
40' flat 5,100 kg
20' open-top 2,300 kg
40' open-top 4,300 kg
20' reefer 3,300 kg
40' reefer 6,100 kg
20' tank 3,800 kg
 

 

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