Sharing the road with overdimension vehicles

Sometimes you’ll see overdimension vehicles, such as vehicles carrying buildings, on the road. Because of their size, and because they travel slower than other vehicles, you need to be especially careful when riding near them:

  • You’ll usually have advance warning of extremely large vehicles, as they have pilot vehicles travelling with them to warn you. Oversize vehicles will also have hazard panels, beacons and flags.
    Pilot vehicles
  • Slow down and be prepared to do what the pilot vehicle tells you to do.
  • Be patient – a few minutes of travelling at a slow speed is better than risking a crash.
  • Be careful when passing and only pass when it’s safe and legal to do so. Remember that wide or long loads can make passing more difficult.