Tower Wagons

This chapter covers the specific regulations for a goods vehicle into which is built an expanding or extendible device designed for use on overhead structures or equipment.

Updates for 2022:

  • Reform of red diesel and other rebated fuels entitlement (1 April 2022).

Download the tower wagons chapter of the Yearbook of Road Transport Law


  • Definition.
  • Excise duty.
  • Drivers’ hours, records and tachographs.
  • Operator licensing.
  • Testing and plating.
  • Driver’s licence.
  • Rebated fuel.