Police stops dozens of recovery vehicles during one-day operation to improve the safety of the road networks. Officers recorded 11 offences relating to vehicles travelling with overweight loads resulting in nearly £9,000 worth of fines
Check your legal payload.
Take your recovery vehicle to the nearest weighbridge and weigh it with fuel and driver in cab.
take the weight of the vehicle and deduct it from its Grosse vehicle weight (GVW)
i.e. vehicle weight 2.3 Tons-GVW 3.5 Tons therefore legal permissible weight available Payload 1.2 Ton
11Th February 2021