Summer restrictions for trucks on the roads of Russia in 2018

The heat will be limited the movement of trucks

Summer restrictions for trucks on the roads of Russia in 2018

Federal road Agency Rosavtodor, by order dated April 11, 2018 No. 1088 introduces a temporary restriction of movement of vehicles on motor roads of Federal importance for the period from 5 July to 31 August, if the ambient temperature is above 32 degrees Celsius according to the Federal service for Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring.

A seasonal restriction on the movement of the vehicle for a purely cargo of heavy vehicles axle load and (or) group of axles (truck) of which exceeds the established Rules of transportation of cargoes value.

Permissible load on the axle of the vehicle

The location of the axles of the vehicle

The distance between closely spaced axles (metres)

Permissible axle load of wheeled vehicles depending on the normative (estimated) axle load (tons) and the number of wheels on the axle (tons)

for highways designed for a load of 6 tons per axle

for highways designed for a load of 10 tons per axle

for highways designed for axial load of 11.5 tons per axle

Single axis (weight per axle)

over 2.5

5,5 (6)

9 (10)

10,5 (11,5)

Biaxial group (the sum of the masses of the axes

to 1 (inclusive)

8 (9)

10 (11)

11,5 (12,5)

included in the group of 2 closely spaced axles)

more than 1 to 1.3 (inclusive)

9 (10)

13 (14)

14 (16)

more than 1.3 to 1.8 (inclusive)

10 (11)

15 (16)

17 (18)

more than 1.8 to 2.5 (inclusive)

11 (12)

17 (18)

18 (20)

to 1 (inclusive)

11 (12)

15 (16,5)

17 (18)

Tri-axle group (the sum of the masses of the axes included in a group of 3 closely spaced axles)

more than 1 to 1.3 (inclusive)

12 (13)

18 (19,5)

20 (21)

more than 1.3 to 1.8 (inclusive)

Of 13.5 (15)

21 (22,5)

23,5 (24)

more than 1.8 to 2.5 (inclusive)

15 (16)

22 (23)

25 (26)

to 1 (inclusive)

A 3.5 (4)

5 (5,5)

5,5 (6)

Contiguous vehicle axes with each axis is not more than 4 wheels (load per axle in a group of 4 axles and more)

more than 1 to 1.3 (inclusive)

4 (4,5)

6 (6,5)

6,5 (7)

more than 1.3 to 1.8 (inclusive)

4,5 (5)

6,5 (7)

7,5 (8)

more than 1.8 to 2.5 (inclusive)

5 (5,5)

7 (7,5)

8,5 (9)

to 1 (inclusive)

6

9,5

11

Contiguous vehicle axes with each axis for 8 or more wheels (load per axle in group of axles)

more than 1 to 1.3 (inclusive)

6,5

10,5

12

more than 1.3 to 1.8 (inclusive)

7,5

12

14

more than 1.8 to 2.5 (inclusive)

8,5

13,5

16

 

 

 

 

A temporary restriction is in effect from 3 July.

 

The document, which you can read here sets the list of highways or sections of highways, which will be introduced a seasonal temporary restriction of movement.

 

Measures are taken to ensure the safety of roads in the period when the surface of the asphalt pavement overheat in the sun and the most subject to destruction under the wheels of heavy trucks. A temporary restriction until the end of the summer covers the period from 10:00 am to 22:00 PM. At night (from 22:00 to 10:00) the movement of heavy horses allowed. For the movement of freight transport on public roads of Federal importance when transporting heavy and (or) oversized cargo will be issued a special permit.

 

A permit, when driving on the roads of Federal significance issued by the Federal road Agency (Rosavtodor). In this case, permission is not required if the weight of the cargo with the vehicle or axial load only 2 percent (or less) exceeds the allowable value.

Fines for overloading

Summer restrictions for trucks on the roads of Russia in 2018

Trucks vehicle mass of which exceeds permissible value not only damage the road surface, but also prematurely destroys the bridge structures, leads to accidents and increases braking distance.

 

The penalties for violating the rules of movement of heavy and (or) oversized vehicle is governed by article 12.21.1 of the administrative code.

 

When reloading from 2 to 10 %, the penalty will be: for driver from 1,000 to 1,500 rubles, for officials – from 10 to 15 thousand rubles, for legal entities – from 100 to 150 thousand rubles.

 

If the load is exceeded by 10 – 20%penalty for the driver is 3 – 4 thousand roubles, for officials responsible for transportation – from 25 to 30 thousand rubles, for legal entities – from 250 thousand to 300 thousand rubles.

 

In excess of 20-50%, the sanctions will be the following: an administrative fine on the driver in the amount from 5 thousand to 10 thousand roubles or deprivation of the right of management by vehicles for the term from two to four months; on the officials responsible for transportation, – from 35 to 40 rubles; on legal entities – from 350 to 400 thousand rubles.

 

More than 50%, shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the driver of the vehicle in the amount of from 7 to 10 thousand roubles or deprivation of the right of management by vehicles for the term from four to six months; on officials – from 45 to 50 thousand rubles, for legal entities – from 400 to 500 thousand rubles.

 

In the case of fixing of an administrative offense operating in automatic mode special technical means available features photography and filming, video – on owner (owner) of the vehicle in the maximum amount of the prescribed penalty.

Until payment of the fine the truck would be sent to the impound lot, resulting in the company-the carrier will have to pay additional costs for evacuation and staying at the impound lot.