If you're responsible for transporting an abnormal load, you need to follow regulations for notifying the authorities.

About abnormal loads

An 'abnormal load' is a vehicle that has any of the following:

  • a weight of more than 44,000 kilograms
  • an axle load of more than 10,000 kilograms for a single non-driving axle and 11,500 kilograms for a single driving axle
  • a width of more than 2.9 metres
  • a rigid length of more than 18.65 metres

Notification of abnormal loads

You must notify the Leeds City Council, Abnormal Loads Officer of abnormal loads in the Kirklees Council area.

Contact Leeds City Council