FOI Request - Refuse Trucks Over Weight

Request 101000324176

1. The number of occasions of when refuse trucks have been overloaded in the last year - and by how much weight.

2. What is the limit in weight trucks are allowed to carry?

3. Has there been any disciplinary action taken when trucks have been overloaded?

I would like the information for the last year (Feb 2014 to Feb 2015).

Response 26-02-2015

1. Nil.

2. This would depend on the type of vehicle (for example: Recycler – 5.2t, 26t Single compartment - 10.54t, 15t single compartment - 4.76t, 8 wheeled hooklift (Depends on body) - 18t).

3. Not Applicable.

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