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National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter VI : Fitness of Vehicles

Part IV : Loads on vehicles

243. Axle massload of vehicles fitted with tyres other than pneumatic tyres


No person shall operate on a public road a vehicle fitted—

(a) with metal tyres, if any axle massload of such vehicle exceeds 2 700 kilograms; or
(b) with tyres, other than pneumatic or metal tyres, if any axle massload or the sum of all axle massloads of such vehicle exceeds 50 percent of that permitted for vehicles fitted with pneumatic tyres in terms of regulation 240 or, if the axle massload of any steering axle of such vehicle does not comply with the requirements of paragraphs (b), (c) or (d) of regulation 242.