In various countries in Europa, exceptional transport requires a specific kind of permit. However, there are different types of abnormal load permit depending on the region. So, what type of permit do you need? That depends whether you often need to transport objects with unusual dimensions or if it is a one-time occurrence. If it is the first, you can apply for a long-term permit. These are offered by various countries in Europe and are usually valid for one year or more. With these abnormal road permits, you are granted access to a wide network of roads, possibly even nationwide. Of course, even within one country there are various types of permits. These can vary according the dimensions of the transport, or the itinerary you are allowed to take.
Rely on expert help to apply for abnormal load permits
If you are not accustomed to organizing exceptional transports, you might be confused by the various types of abnormal load permits. Not to mention the paperwork and other hassle required to apply for one. Luckily, you do not have to do this on your own. Instead, you can rely on experts from E.T.E. to quickly receive your abnormal load permits. This is made possible by their vast network of partners spread across the entire European continent and their years of experience with these matters. All you have to do, is fill out the permit application form on their website and they will take care of the rest.
Abnormal load permits and pilot cars
In certain countries, exceptional transport not only require the right kind of abnormal load permits, but also one or more pilot cars. Countries that require pilot cars include, but are not limited to, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Whether or not your transport needs a pilot car again depends on the country and the dimensions of your load or the requirements of local authorities. Sometimes, transports also require thorough route surveys to be carried out beforehand. Luckily, E.T.E can help you organize all of this through its local agents and contacts. So, do not hesitate and reach out to them right now to get your abnormal load permits and other requirements.