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Vehicle dimensions and mass permitting manual

| Category: Manuals | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

The Vehicle dimensions and mass permitting manual (the VDAM manual) states Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s policies, standards, processes and procedures for the permitting of vehicles exceeding standard dimension and mass limits. The manual is the authoritative body of knowledge for all heavy vehicle permitting and supersedes the Transport Agency’s Overweight Permit Manual and Draft HPMV Manual.

The manual consists of two volumes:

Volume 1: Information for operating under a heavy vehicle permit

Volume 2: Process and procedure information for permitting staff

Publication details

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  • Version: Second edition, effective from 11 August 2017 (volume 1) and 1 July 2018 (volume 2)
  • ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 978-1-98-851243-3 (set)
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