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Abnormal Loads



As one of the foremost UK transport companies, we have trucks, trailers and highly trained drivers with dispensation for the majority of the UK and a fleet of Abnormal Load Escort Vehicles to hand to provide the Abnormal Load transport you need.


An abnormal load is any load that cannot be broken down into smaller loads for transport without undue expense or risk of damage. The term generally refers to a vehicle that has a weight of more than 44 tonne; an axle load of more than 10 tonne for a single non-driving axle and 11.5 tonne for a single driving axle; a width of more than 2.9 metres; or a rigid length of more than 18.65 metres.


There are many considerations when planning the transportation of an abnormal load and it is our responsibility to meet your requirements in a safe, efficient, and timely manner. We are specialists in this line of work and from your initial enquiry through to job completion we will demonstrate our expert skills and knowledge, both off the road and on. We provide site visits, a full route planning service and determine if your job needs Authority notification and police approved escorting.


Under normal circumstances, transport companies must allow time to get the necessary clearances from the police, highways and bridge authorities. We have police dispensation for the majority of the UK for up to 3.5m wide loads, which means there is no need for us to notify in advance of our journey through different counties. The final part of our solution to your abnormal load requirements is that we operate police-approved escort vehicles, equipped to be in constant communication with the load. This saves you time and money and gives you peace of mind that we are trusted by the authorities to act safely and responsibly.

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