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WEIGHT LIMITATIONS

  • If cargo exceeds 25 tns. (Tare included), the contract will end at Arica’s Port directly since MSC is not able to move more than the weight informed.
     

 

INTERMODAL FORBIDDEN GOODS

The following cargo can not be transported under MSC Bolivia's responsibility due to local insurance policy restrictions:

 



Bolivian Regulations

 

For Traffic of Vehicles in Bolivian public roads.

Conventional Axes Weight Table
AXES Limit (Tons) Tolerance (Kg)

 

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Single

 

 

7

 

 

350

 

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Double

11

 

600

 

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Singles

14

 

700

 

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Double
&
Single

16

750

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Double

18

 

900

 

 

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Single

19

950

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Double
Double
Single

 

23

1100

 

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Doubles

25

1200

Total weight (Tare + Cargo + Truck)

45

 

1400

 

 

 

    Chilean Regulations

     

    For Traffic of Vehicles in Chilean public roads MOP Decree N°158, 1980

    Conventional Axes Weight Table

    AXES Limit (Tons) Tolerance (Kg)

     

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    Single

     

     

    7

     

     

    350

     

    ||-|| Double 11

     

    600

     

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    |-|
    Singles 14

     

    700

     

    ||-||
    |-|
    Double
    &
    Single
    16 750
    ||-||
    ||-||
    Double 18

     

    900

     

     

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    Single 19 950
    ||-||
    ||-||
    |-|

     

    Double
    Double
    Single

     

    23 1100

     

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    ||-||
    ||-||

     

    Doubles 25 1200
    Total weight (Tare + Cargo + Truck) 45

     

    1400

     



    STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REQUEST OVER-WEIGHT PERMISSION

    • User requests authorization at the Regional Traffic Dept., filling in a form.
    • Payment of permission at the Accounts and Finance Dept.
    • The Dept. delivers the Resolution to user and the corresponding Technical report.

    LEGAL VIEW

    Traffic law Nr.18,290 in its article Nr. 57, indicates that in excepcional cases and for INDIVISIBLE CARGOES, the Highway System Dept. depending from the Ministery, will be able to authorize the traffic of over-dimensioned vehicles as per the established maximum parameters.

    * In order to convert from Kilos to Pounds multiply by 2.20463

    FINES TABLE FOR INFRACTION TO CARGO WEIGHTING

    Conventional Axes Weight Table

    Excesses of Weights Section (Tons) Type of Infraction Sanctions in U.T.M.
    0.01 - 1.00 Low

     

    2.00 A 3.00

     

    1.01 - 2.00 Less Serious

     

    3.01 A 4.00

     

    2.01 - 5.00 Serious

     

    4.01 A 8.00

     

    More than 5.00 Very Serious

     

    8.01 A 50.00

     

    Vehicle loaded with or without driver for three hours in the highway 3 km before a toll.

    Very Serious

     

    8.01 A 50.00

     

    Negative of the driver without justification to control the weight. Very Serious

     

    8.01 A 50.00

     

    Repeated Fines

     

    SANCTIONS

     

     

    2 Serious infractions.
    More than 3 serious infractions.
    More than 4 less serious infractions.
    more than 5 less serious infractions.

     

    Fines between 10 and 50 UTM ( app 1UTM is Usd 60) might be changed by suspension of activities of the vehicle for three to six months.


       
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