Longer and heavier car trains are allowed in Latvia from 2024

From the new year, 25.25 m and 6 t car trains are allowed in Latvia, they have been allowed in Finland and Sweden for years. Estonia also needs to negotiate this difference from the European Commission, because long car trains help to reduce the carbon footprint of road transport because larger quantities can be transported at the same time and thereby make better use of the road and truck potential. In Estonia, you can drive a 60t car train if the cargo is registered with an e-CMR waybill.
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