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Mega-trailers are in their first year of circulation and already 30 drive around Spain daily

  • Servitir
  • 31/07/2017

The main advantage of this new type of transport is its capacity to carry a net weight of 39 tonnes in each journey.
Nonetheless, the judicial uncertainty surrounding these vehicles is witholding potential investments which could be consolidated with a judicial legislation. This is what the UNO demands of the administration.
According to the data from the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT), 122 authorizations were granted in 2016 and 850 return trips were counted throughout Spain. The DGT has pledged to carry out a study on road safety of this form of transport.
The UNO has organized a seminar to debate this novelty in the sector with important representatives from different companies:
It is worth highlighting the words of Juan Perez de Lema, director of operations at Seur, who announced that the company will launch 7 additional routes between Alicante, Valencia and Barcelona, and in total they will have 14 mega trailers available this year.

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