The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has lifted restrictions on the movement of trucks with hazardous and perishable goods

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has removed restrictions on the movement of trucks carrying dangerous, perishable goods, live animals and birds.

The corresponding decree about modification of the order gabaritno-weight control of transport was adopted at the government session on 30 August, report «Ukrainian news».

According to the text of the decision, which includes the Agency may restrict or prohibit the movement of trucks during daytime when the air temperature is above 28 degrees apply to vehicles weighing more than 24 tons and with axle load of 7 tonnes.

However, for trucks carrying dangerous, perishable goods, live animals, and goods related to the prevention or liquidation of consequences of emergency situations, this limitation is cancelled.

In addition, the changes adopted in the order gabaritno-weight control set the time frame to check one vehicle – no more than an hour from the moment of arrival on the scales.

From 1 June 2015 «Ukravtodor» imposed restrictions on the movement of heavy trucks during the daytime on most public roads in Ukraine. The ban was due to the fact that the increase in air temperature leads to heating of asphalt pavement on roads and its destruction.

«According to preliminary calculations, the amount of damage to roads due to the negligent operation of roads companies annually reaches carriers 2 billion UAH», – stated in the «Ukravtodor».




The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has lifted restrictions on the movement of trucks with hazardous and perishable goods 30.08.2017

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