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  • VO (EU) Nr. 167/2013

All the categories for trailers are shown below. ‘Trailer’ means any agricultural or forestry vehicle intended mainly to be towed by a tractor and intended mainly to carry loads or to process materials and where the ratio of the technically permissible maximum laden mass to the unladen mass of that vehicle is equal to or greater than 3.0

Category R

Trailers: each trailer category described in points 11 to 14 is supplemented at the end by an ‘a’ or ‘b’ index, according to its design speed:

a) ‘a’ for trailers with a maximum design speed below or equal to 40 km/h;
b) ‘b’ for trailers with a maximum design speed above 40 km/h.

Category R1

Trailers where the sum of the technically permissible masses per axle of which does not exceed 1 500 kg;

Category R2

Trailers where the sum of the technically permissible masses per axle exceeds 1 500 kg but does not exceed 3 500 kg;

Category R3

Trailers where the sum of the technically permissible masses per axle exceeds 3 500 kg but does not exceed 21 000 kg;

Category R4

Trailers where the sum of the technically permissible masses per axle exceeds 21 000 kg.