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Heavy Vehicle PermitsNgā puka whakaaetanga waka taumaha

The information on this page relates to driving over-weight vehicles (permits managed by Hastings District Council), and over-dimensional vehicles and loads, HPMV and 50Max vehicles (managed by NZTA) on Hastings’ roads.

To locate bridges in Hastings district, visit the Bridge information page of this website.

Over-weight vehicles

To apply for a permit for an over-weight vehicle, complete the application on the NZTA website.

All current over-weight permits issued by Hastings District Council are valid until their expiry date.

Over-dimensional vehicles and loads

To apply for a permit, complete the application on the NZTA website.

For more information on over-dimensional vehicles and loads visit the NZTA website.

High Productivity Motor Vehicles (HPMV) permits

HPMV permits are managed by NZTA. The issuing of a permit allows a freight operator to carry heavier payloads on parts of the network where bridges have been upgraded to take the greater weights. Please find further information including how to apply for a permit on the NZTA website.

Approved High Productivity Motor Vehicles Routes can be found on this map on the NZTA website.

50 Max permits

50MAX is a new generation of truck that allows for the more efficient transport of freight. 50MAX trucks are slightly longer than general access vehicles, have an additional axle (nine in total) and can have a total weight of up to 50 tonnes. Please submit your 50 max permit application to NZTA here.

You can see 50max restricted bridges on this NZTA map.


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