How do I find the weight of my van?

June 1, 2019 Off By idswater

How do I find the weight of my van?

You can find the weight of your vehicle by looking in a few places, as the location varies.

  1. Check the “Tire and Loading Information” plate located inside the frame of the driver’s side door. Many manufacturers will stamp the weight of the vehicle on this plate.
  2. Lift your hood and locate the plate affixed to your engine.

What weight van Can I drive on a car Licence?

Driving most vans is pretty simple, so if you have a full, B category car license, you’re permitted to drive any van weighing up to 3.5 tonnes.

What weight is a transit van?

Ford / Transit

Transit 330 2.4 TDCi LWB h/r 100
Load Volume (m3) 11.3
Gross Payload (Kg) 1362
Gross Vehicle Weight (Kg) 3300
Kerb Weight (Kg) 1938

What is the weight limit for a 3.5 tonne van?

A 3.5 tonne Luton van for instance can carry up to 1,300kg of weight. Load limits are there for a reason. They guarantee optimum safety for you and other road users, with the van able to be handled effectively and safely.

What is the gross weight of a van?

Gross vehicle weight is defined as the maximum weight of the van including the driver, any and all passengers, the fuel, and the load itself. Most vans are Light Commercial Vehicles, which means that their gross weight must stay under 3.5 tonnes (3500kg) for them to remain road legal.

How do you read a van weight plate?

The VIN plate will display either 3 or 4 sets of weights.

  1. – The top figure ‘A’ is the gross vehicle weight, the Maximum Allowable Mass (MAM) of the vehicle including occupants, fuel and payload.
  2. – The second figure ‘B’ is the gross train weight, this is the combined maximum allowable mass of the vehicle and trailer.

Can I drive a van if I just passed my test?

If you’ve passed your driving test, congratulations! You’re free to drive any car you want, assuming you have the funds and the means to get into the car that you want. But your licence also gives you additional permissions over and above simply driving a car.

What size van can I drive with a B1 licence?

For example, when you pass your car test – a category B will appear on your driving licence. A B1 driving licence category would be motor vehicles not exceeding 550kg and a C1 category driving licence (large goods vehicle) allows you to drive vehicles weighing between 3,500 and 7,500kg.

What size van can I hire on a normal licence?

3.5 tonnes
What size van can I hire on a normal licence? You can hire any van up to 3.5 tonnes on a standard driving licence. That includes large vans such as the full size Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter and Volkswagen Crafter.