Wirewatcher: how high are your vehicles?

Hopefully none of the vehicles in your fleet are more than sixteen feet three, because that is the maximum standard height for lorries buses and the like on UK roads.

Screen-Shot-2013-12-18-at-16.24Hopefully none of the vehicles in your fleet are more than sixteen feet three, because that is the maximum standard height for lorries buses and the like on UK roads. It is always possible of course to run higher loads than that, but these will always be classed as abnormal loads and their routing will require careful planning and authorisation by almost everyone, from the local Council Roads Department on up.

That being said, let us ask a slightly different question: How many vehicles in your fleet CAN? be higher than sixteen feet three? This is altogether a different matter. The lowest overhead power cables have a minimum height requirement of 5.2m ( That’s seventeen feet in real money, only nine inches above the maximum vehicle height.) …Read More

 

 

 

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