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Application for a 50MAX permit to exceed mass limits

This information request is required to process an application for a High Productivity Motor Vehicle Permit under the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016.

If your application is successful a permit will be issued for the specified vehicle combination to operate, subject to the terms and conditions of the permit, as a high productivity motor vehicle within a specified region at higher mass and if required a permit to operate as over length nationwide.

Company details

Notes

1. The NZ Transport Agency will invoice your NZTA account number the current fee for each permit issued from this application.

The current fee is \$54.55 (excl. GST) per Permit issued. (As specified in Schedule 4A of the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974).

Vehicle combination and mass details

You may apply for a single Prime Mover unit and up to 5 trailers.
Note: All trailer units must have identical dimensions and configuration.
You will require a HPMV Permit to Exceed Length Limits for each of the Vehicle Combinations you are applying for. If you already have this Permit for any of the vehicle combinations, you will not have to reapply. You need to apply for any of the vehicle combinations that do not have a HPMV Permit to Exceed Length Limits. (A HPMV Permit to Exceed Length Limits will be issued with your 50MAX Permit to Exceed Mass Limits).

Vehicle combination 1

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Please provide your Vehicle combination length dimensions:
These measurements must be the same as the measurements in the accompanying 50MAX Ready Pro forma
Vehicle Proforma Information
I apply for the above vehicle combination(s) to carry up to a gross mass of:*
Please indicate the Gross Mass relevant to the distance, 1st to last axle, of your vehicle combination
Maximum Gross Mass (GM) - Distance from the centre of the first axle to the centre of the last axle
To help us understand what industries are using high productivity motor vehicles, please select what load you most frequently expect the permitted vehicle combination to carry.
Load type (select the load most frequently carried under the Permit)

Notes

2. The above vehicle combination(s) are 50MAX Ready Pro Forma. You need to complete the relevant Pro Forma diagram for the vehicle combination(s) you are applying for and attached it to this application form. (You need only complete and submit one 50MAX Ready Pro Forma diagram with your application, as all trailers must be identical units. You can find the 50MAX Ready Pro Forma diagram at HPMV 50MAX Pro forma vehicle design).

3. Each of the above vehicle combination(s) requires a 50MAX Vehicle Combination Attribute Check Sheet that has been certified by a NZ Transport Agency appointed Certifier. Please attach a copy of these to this application form.

4. To operate this vehicle combination legally, you must have a current, valid High Productivity Motor Vehicle Permit to Exceed Length Limits for the vehicle combination(s).

5. You must load the vehicle combination, at all times, according to the general mass, Class One mass limits on individual axles, axle sets and combinations of axles as prescribed by the Vehicle Dimension and Mass Rule Schedule 2, Part A, Tables 1 to 5 and Table 6 extended for 50MAX. The Tables will be provided in your Permit as part of the permit Terms and Conditions.

6. Compliance with 5 above may mean, for some loads, you will be unable to load to the maximum gross mass you are permitted to load up to.

Travel details

A high productivity motor vehicle permit to exceed Mass Limits allows the vehicle combination to travel on any road in the permitted region(s) except for Local Authority areas and any structures restricted from travel in the Permit conditions. You may apply for both Islands in which case you will be issued with two Permits, one for each Island.
Region of Travel: (please select one or more areas you are applying to travel in)
To help us understand where the permit is likely to be used, please advise the town/city of origin and destination for the journey you most frequently expect the permitted vehicle combination to travel.

Notes

7. The above vehicle combination cannot operate with a gross mass exceeding 44 tonnes across any structure or roads restricted under the conditions of the permit.

8. The above vehicle combination cannot operate on any Local Authority road network restricted under the conditions of the permit.

9. If you wish to operate the vehicle combination on any Local Authority road network that is restricted under the conditions of the permit, you must apply to the Local Road Controlling Authority for a full High Productivity Motor Vehicle Permit to Exceed Mass Limits and are legally bound to operate the vehicle combination under the terms and conditions of their permit within the boundary of their area of Authority.

10. You cannot operate the vehicle combination with a gross mass exceeding 44 tonnes in any Region other than what has been permitted.

11. This information requested is required to process an application for a 50MAX High Productivity Motor Vehicle Permit under the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016. The information that you provide as part of this application will be stored on, and form part of, the 50MAX Permit Register. The NZ Transport Agency may use the information for the purposes of monitoring and regulating operator behaviour. The Transport Agency may also disclose the information to Road Controlling Authorities for the purposes of network maintenance and operations.

The Privacy Act 1993, and the Official Information Act 1982, provides you with the right to access and correct any readily retrievable personal information held about you, or your company, respectively, by the Transport Agency. Should you wish to exercise this right, please contact the NZ Transport Agency, Private Bag 11777, Palmerston North 4442 or email info@nzta.govt.nz.

Declaration and signatory

I declare that the particulars contained in this application are true and correct. I confirm I have read and understood all the notes in this application form.*
* You will receive a summary of this application to the email address entered on this form.
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