Farming & Property Bulletin – November 2014

Changes to Weight and Speed Limits – Tractors and Trailers The Department for Transport has announced that it intends to change the weight and speed limits for agricultural tractors and trailers on the roads of Great Britain from Spring 2015. While the maximum laden weight for a trailer will remain unchanged, the maximum combined weight limit for a tractor and trailer will increase to 31 tonnes, allowing larger tractors to pull loads. The maximum speed limit for conventional tractors will increase from 20mph to 25mph.