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Traffic on public roads involving vehicles and trains whose dimensions, axle loads or total weights actually exceed the limits generally permitted by law shall be subject to special authorisation.


A permit or exemption may only be granted if certain conditions are met, e.g.:

  • carriage of an indivisible cargo,
  • transport by rail or water is not possible,
  • suitable route is available.


A permit or exemption is granted after written request. Applications can be submitted by fax, e-mail or online via the federally standard is the procedure management for large-scale and heavy goods vehicles (VEMAGS).

Completed application form with justification

  • Informationen zum elektronischen Genehmigungsverfahren VEMAGS auf den Internetseiten der Niedersächsischen Landesbehörde für Straßenbau und Verkehr

Related Links

  • § 46 Straßenverkehrs-Ordnung (StVO)
  • § 70 Straßenverkehrs-Zulassungs-Ordnung (StVZO)
  • § 29 Straßenverkehrs-Ordnung (StVO)

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