A lorry measuring over 30 metres in length can haul two large, 12-metre shipping containers, explains Tuomo Vallas, the managing director of Speed Group. “You can't fit two containers onto a regular 25-metre lorry, and you definitely can't take 1.6 containers,” he says.
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More mega trucks to roll on Finnish roads
Speed Group is currently one of four companies to receive a special permit to operate larger lorries from the Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) since November 2013.