Really strange but if you had put a piece of masking tape over the 4000KG plated weight of the Ifor and wrote 3000 or3500KG in felt tip, so long as the unique serial number is not covered and it was still greater than the weight of the trailer and dumper they would have happily accepted that
This is the theoretical overloading that I was on about
The argument is....if you got out of the combination and handed it to someone else to drive (commercial, private doesn't matter) that person would (assuming they looked at it) take the plated gross weight as the weight they could load to and drive with, the fact they should also check the MAM rating is the tow vehicle is ignored, it comes under a "specific or implied instruction to the operator/driver of the combination"
So when the Fireman drives the fire engine and on the inside of the windscreen it says max height 13'6" or whatever, when they run into a low bridge that is greater than the stated height, they can be sacked without defence as they ignored a "specific or implied instruction"
Madness I know
IT'S NOT GETTING WHAT YOU WANT...IT'S WANTING WHAT YOUVE GOT
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