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Vehicle width of bakkie Pieter 24-May-2010
Question:
Can you please tell me what is the maximum vehicle width on a Bakkie because I ask a Traffic officer in the week and he said it is 2.5 meter.
Answer:

223.     Overall width of vehicle
 
No person shall operate on a public road-
 
(a)     a bus of which the distance between the centre-lines of the tyres of the two front wheels exceeds one comma nine metres, if the overall width of such bus exceeds two comma six metres;
 
(b)     a goods vehicle the gross vehicle mass of which is 12 000 kilograms or more, if the overall width thereof exceeds two comma six metres; or
 
(c)     any other vehicle, if the overall width thereof exceeds two and a half metres.
 

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