Factsheet: Governmental Decree on vehicles

Governmental Decree on vehicles

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Governmental Decree on vehicles (1257/1992)
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Valtioneuvoston asetus ajoneuvojen käytöstä tiellä (1257/1992)
Description: 
The Vehicle decree (1257/1992) set requirements of different size of vehicles for transportation. For biomass transportation usually trucks with load up to 120 m3 are used. Maximum weight of load with load is 76 t. Transportation company regulations are based on EU legislation (1071/2009 and 1072/2009).
Goal/Aim: 
Safe transport

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
The Ministry of Transport and Communications Finland and Finnish Transport Agency

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1992
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2015