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Rules for the transportation of oversized cargo in Ukraine in 2021

Rules for the transportation of oversized cargo in Ukraine in 2021

How much can the cargo transported by transport exceed its dimensions?
The dimensions of goods transported on public roads in Ukraine must meet strict standards and norms. In particular, according to the current traffic rules, the transportation of oversized cargo can be carried out in specially prepared vehicles, the dimensions of which should not exceed 2 m 60 cm in width, 22 m in length and 4 m in height, counting from the road surface.

What are the penalties for transporting oversized cargo?
In a situation where there is a violation of the rules for the transportation of oversized cargo in Ukraine, the driver is issued a fine in the amount of 510 hryvnia. The person responsible for the technical condition of the vehicle is fined 680 hryvnia.

What are the maximum allowable parameters of oversized cargo?
The dimensions of goods transported on public roads in Ukraine must meet strict standards and norms. In particular, according to the current traffic rules, the transportation of oversized cargo can be carried out in specially prepared vehicles, the dimensions of which should not exceed 2 m 60 cm in width, 22 m in length and 4 m in height, counting from the road surface.

Allowable dimensions for cargo transportation in Ukraine?
Legislation and traffic rules regulate the following indicators of the permitted dimensions of road trains carrying goods:

  • height from the road to the top point – up to 4 meters;
  • width with load – up to 2 m 60 cm;
  • length with load – up to 22 meters;
  • total weight of the tractor with cargo – up to 40 tons.

How far is the load allowed?
According to the traffic rules of Ukraine, the transported cargo can hang from the back no more than 2 meters. The maximum width of the loaded vehicle should not be more than 2 m 60 cm, and the highest point should not exceed 4 meters from the road surface.

Maximum length of the transported cargo?
For vehicles of a single type, the length of the load does not exceed 12 m. For a road train – no more than 22 m. The load can protrude from the back (hang) at a distance of no more than 2 meters.

What are the fines for oversized cargo in width?
The width and height limits are 2.60 and 4 meters. Penalties begin to take effect when these indicators are exceeded by at least 10 cm or more. The amount of fines is indicated in the explanations for the transportation of oversized cargo, according to traffic rules.

What is considered oversized cargo? How much is it in meters?
Any truck must have certain restrictions on the dimensions of the transported solid products and structures. As a rule, oversized cargo allowed for transportation must be no more than 13.6 m in length, no more than 2 m 60 cm in width and height. Anything that exceeds these dimensions requires special transportation conditions and special transport.

How to properly transport oversized cargo?
Traffic rules of Ukraine state the following: transportation of oversized cargo should be carried out by vehicles with the following overall dimensions:

  • transport width – up to 2 m 60 cm;
  • vehicle length, including trailer – up to 22 meters;
  • the height of transport from the road surface to the top point of the load is up to 4 meters.

What width is oversized?
Any size exceeding 2 m 60 cm.

What dimensions are allowed for oversized cargo allowed for transportation?
In accordance with the norms and rules of the road traffic of Ukraine, the transportation of oversized cargo without special escort can be carried out in strict accordance with the dimensions of the loaded transport to the following dimensions:

  • Height from the road surface to the top point – up to 4 m;
  • Maximum length with load – up to 22 m;
  • Maximum width – up to 2 m 60 cm.

What is required to transport oversized cargo?
Transport carrying out the transportation of oversized cargo must have the necessary equipment in the form of special lighting devices, light returns, registration plates, identification marks. All this should not be covered by the transported cargo, and the cargo itself should not interfere with other road users. It should not create unnecessary noise, dust or otherwise contaminate the road surface.
How to correctly indicate the dimensions of the cargo?
If the cargo is transported in a container or any other packaging, if it is piecewise, then its dimensions are indicated in meters along the three main axes. The cubic capacity or the volume of the package may also be indicated.

How is oversized cargo indicated?
Despite the fact that the traffic rules of Ukraine do not clearly regulate the location of the sign and labels, it is best to designate oversized cargo on the right and left sides, as well as in front and behind. This will improve its recognition and ensure the safety of transportation.
Maximum height of oversized cargo?
The distance from the road surface to the highest point of the transport with cargo should not exceed 4 meters.

What type of oversized cargo can be lowered from the slides?
It is forbidden to perform maneuvers with the use of jogging, as well as to lower platforms and gondola cars loaded with cargo products of lateral and lower oversized dimensions of the fourth, fifth and sixth degrees, as well as the upper third degree, from the hills. It is also prohibited to descend from slides of oversized cargo and loaded conveyors.

What does the second sign of the oversize index mean?
The degree of oversize is determined by the index, which has the form НХХХХ. The letter H always goes in front, after which the second sign of the bottom oversize is indicated. Next is the side oversize sign.

What type of cargo is considered oversized?
The most common types of oversized cargo in the cargo transportation segment are:

  • large construction equipment (special vehicles, cranes, bulldozers, excavators);
  • industrial equipment (large transformers, industrial presses, nuclear reactors, steam boilers, ship engines, turbines);
  • mobile asphalt plants;
  • equipment for logging;
  • agricultural machinery (tractors, fertilizer spreaders, seeders, combines).

When should the cargo be marked with special signs?
The cargo, which stands for the available dimensions of any transport for its transportation in front or behind by one meter or more, on the right or left by 40 cm or more, is necessarily indicated by special signs “oversized cargo”.