2023/0511/DK
EC/EFTA
DK Dänemark
  • T40T - Stadtverkehr und Strassentransport
2023-11-27
2023-08-31

N2/N3 lorries, O3/O4 trailers/semi-trailers and combinations of vehicles used for national road freighttransport.

Order amending the Order on detailed regulations for vehicle fittings and equipment

The draft contains the following amendments to the national rules on the approval of vehicles:

1. Increase in length for semi-trailers and semi-trailer combinations
The draft Order provides that the length of semi-trailers and semi-trailer combinations is increased by 1.38 m,provided that the applicable turning circle requirements are complied with.
2. Increase in vehicle combination length for semi-trailer combinations with loader cranes
The draft Order provides that the vehicle combination length for semi-trailer combinations with loader cranesabove 8 tm is increased by up to 2 m, provided that the applicable turning circle requirements are compliedwith and that the loading area length is not increased.
3. Increase in vehicle combination length for semi-trailer combinations, where the lorry is powered by zero-emission technology or fuels that constitute an alternative to diesel
The draft Order provides that the vehicle combination length for semi-trailer combinations where the lorry ispowered by zero-emission technology or fuels which are an alternative to diesel is increased by up to 2 m,provided that the applicable turning circle requirements are complied with and that the loading area length isnot increased.
4. Increase in vehicle combination length for lorries with trailers with loader cranes above 8 tm
The draft Order provides that the vehicle combination length with trailers with loader cranes above 8 tm isincreased by up to 2 m, provided that the applicable turning circle requirements are complied with and that theloading area length is not increased.
5. Increase in the maximum permissible weight for lorries with four axles
The draft Order provides that the maximum permissible weight for lorries with four axles is increased from32 000 kg to 36 000 kg, depending on axle configuration and axle spacing.
6. Increase in the maximum permissible weight for lorries with five axles
The draft Order provides that the maximum permissible weight for lorries with five axles is increased from32 000 kg to 42 000 kg, depending on axle configuration and axle spacing.
7. Increase in the maximum permissible weight for vehicle combinations with three axles
The draft Order provides that the maximum permissible weight for lorries with two axles is increased from18 000 kg to 20 000 kg when the lorry is part of a vehicle combination.
8. Increase in the maximum permissible weight for vehicle combinations with four axles
The draft Order provides that the maximum permissible weight for lorries with two axles is increased from18 000 kg to 20 000 kg when the lorry is part of a vehicle combination.
9. Increase in the permissible weight for vehicle combinations with five axles
The draft Order provides an increase in the permissible vehicle combination weight for vehicle combinationswith five axles from 44 000 kg to 47 000 kg. At the same time, the maximum permissible weight for trailers withthree axles and the maximum total axle load in a group of three axles for trailers shall be increased from24 000 kg to 27 000 kg, depending on the axle spacing.
10. Increase in the maximum permissible weight for vehicle combinations with six axles where the lorry hasfour axles
The draft Order provides that the permissible vehicle combination weight for vehicle combinations with sixaxles, where the lorry has four axles, is increased from 50 000 kg to 52 000 kg.
11. Increase in the maximum permissible weight for vehicle combinations with six axles, where the lorry hasthree axles
The draft Order provides that the permissible vehicle combination weight for vehicle combinations with sixaxles, where the lorry has three axles, is increased from 50 000 kg to 53 000 kg.