Overhanging loads on vehicles

Safety advice for vehicles carrying overhanging loads.


Overhanging loads

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A summary of the regulations and safety advice for vehicles carrying overhanging loads, covering:

  • loads overhanging at rear of vehicle
  • loads overhanging side of vehicle
  • advance notice to the police
  • marking of projections and wide loads

See a code of practice for securing loads on vehicles.

Published 1 April 2009