Trucks

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Trucks

The driver of a heavy vehicle, or long vehicle, must not stop on a length of road in a built-up area for longer than 1 hour.

Heavy vehicle - A vehicle with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of 4.5 tonnes or more.

Long vehicle - A vehicle that, together with any load or projection, is 7.5 metres long or longer

Built up area - Area where there are buildings on land next to the road, or there is street lighting, at intervals not over 100 metres for a distance of at least 500 metres or, if the road is shorter than 500 metre for the whole road. 

 

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