Hi,I am trying to find out how many mm can a item hang over each side and rear of a flat bed bakkie,size 1700mm wide x2450mm long.Single axel .
Regulation 227 applies
1,8 m to the rear and 150 mm to the sides.
Projections in case of vehicle other than motor cycle, motor tricycle or pedal cycle
Reg 227. (1) No person shall operate on a public road a vehicle, other than a motor cycle, motor tricycle or pedal cycle-
(a) carrying any goods which project–
(i) either side of the longitudinal centre-line of the vehicle by more than
(aa) in the case of a bus contemplated in regulation 223(a) or a goods vehicle contemplated in regulation 223(b), one comma three metres; or
(bb) in the case of any other vehicle, one comma two five metres:Provided that any side mirror or direction indicator on the vehicle shall not be taken into account;
(ii) more than 300 millimetres beyond the front end of the vehicle; or
(iii) more than one comma eight metres beyond the rear end of the vehicle; or
(b) of which
(i) the front overhang, together with any projection, exceeds the front overhang as provided in regulation 226(1)(b); or
(ii) any bracket projects more than 150 millimetres beyond the widest part of the vehicle.
(2) No person shall operate on a public road a vehicle or combination of vehicles where the combined length of such vehicle or combination of vehicles and any projection exceeds the overall length prescribed in regulation 221 for such vehicle or combination of vehicles.
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