Shippers have given a mixed response to France’s decision to implement an EU directive limiting cross-border load weights to 40 tonnes.
From 1 January 2022, French border forces will begin enforcing EU Directive 96/53/EC, limiting the rolling weight of articulated vehicles with more than four axles to 40 tonnes – seven years after the EC introduced the rule.
An International Road Transport Union (IRU) spokesperson told The Loadstar: “We welcome the news. …
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Source: The Loadstar