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Vehicle dimensions and mass permitting manual – Volume 1

Published: | Category: Manuals | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

Volume 1 of the Vehicle dimensions and mass permitting manual (the VDAM manual) states Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s policies and standards for issuing overweight, overdimension, HPMV and specialist vehicle permits.

It contains information for transport operators about applying for and operating under permits to exceed standard vehicle dimensions and mass limits. Other interested parties include local road controlling authorities, enforcement agents and permitting staff.

Note: The parts in this volume are being progressively updated. Please refer to the effective date for the most recent amendment.

Publication details

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  • Published: 1 May 2021
  • Version: Second edition - please refer to the effective date for each part for the most recent amendment
  • ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 978-1-98-851241-9 (Volume 1)