Terms used in official statistics

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Load capacity


Definition:
Maximum weight of goods and of passengers declared permissible by the competent authority of the country of registration of the vehicle. It amounted to difference between maximum permissible weight and unladen vehicle weight (i.e. weight of vehicle excluding its load when stationary and ready for the road declared permissible by the competent authority of the country of registration of the vehicle).

Source:
  • Regulation (EU) No 70/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 January 2012 on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of goods by road
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 32 z 03.02.2012, str. 1, z późn. zm.)

Contact person on methodology:
Katarzyna Bącela
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