Excess weight

Motor offences for businesses

The penalties for driving an overloaded vehicle, especially a commercial one, are graduated depending on the amount of excess axle weight:

  • Five to 10 percent over the permitted limit – £60
  • 10 to 15 percent over the permitted limit – £120
  • 15 to 30 percent over the permitted limit – £200
  • More than 30 percent over the permitted limit – court summons

To find out more about how we can help you, please contact us.

Supervising Partner, Road Traffic Officer

Basildon