​Abnormal Indivisible Loads Forms and Guidance


A number of relevant forms and guidance relating to the movement of Abnormal Indivisible Loads are available on the Highways Agency's Website.

These documents include:

  • A guide to making Abnormal Indivisible Load movements

  • An aide memoire for notification requirements

  • Form BE16 - for vehicles which exceed the maximum characteristics outlined in The Road Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) General Order 2003 i.e. Special Order's (SO's)

  • Form VR1 - for vehicles which fall within STGO provisions but have an overall width exceeding 5.0m (16'6") but not 6.1m (20'0")

  • Special Types General Order form of notice to Police, Highway and Bridge Authorities

  • Construction and Use form of notice to Police

  • Form of Indemnity

The same website contains a guidance booklet for the Lighting and Marking of Abnormal Indivisible Loads.