Exceptional Transport in The Netherlands

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Transport Exemptions / permits for exceptional transport in the Netherlands

Dimensions unloaded:
Length (m) > 16,50 / 18,75*
Width (m) > 2,55
Height (m) > 4,00
Mass (t) > 50,00
Dimensions loaded / indivible load:
Length (m) > 22,00 / 18,75*
Width (m) > 3,00
Height (m) > 4,00
Mass (t) > 50,00

* truck + trailer / draw-bar

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Required exemptions for self-propelled machines such as mobile cranes

Length (m) > 20,00
Width (m) > 3,00
Mass (t) > 60,00

Transport escort for secondary road nets

All roads under supervision of provinces, local councils and water boards ( incl. N-roads managed by RWS )

Length (m)* Exemption Escorts
≤ 27,50 x 0
27,51 – 32,00 x 1
> 32,00 x 2
Width (m)* Exemption Escorts
≤ 3,50 x 0
3,51 – 4,00 x 1
> 4,00 x 2
Mass (t)* Exemption Escorts
< 100 x 0
≥ 100 x 2

* And / or Height (m) > 4.00

Remark: The exemption may deviate from these guidelines.

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Transport escort for primary road nets

AMotorways incl. N2 – N3 – N7 – N15 – N57 ( Rotterdam – Brielle )

Length (m)* Exemption Escorts
≤ 40,00 x 0
40,01 – 50,00 x 1
> 50,00 x 2
Width (m)* Exemption Escorts
≤ 4,00 x 0
4,01 – 4,50 x 1
> 4,50 x 2
Mass (t)* Exemption Escorts
< 100 x 0
≥ 100 x 2

* And / or Height (m) > 4.00

Remark: The exemption may deviate from these guidelines.

Driving restrictions

The Netherlands have no driving ban during weekends or national holidays. Restrictions may vary based on dimensions. These are mentioned in the transportation exemption.

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