Load increment for small lorries, says minister

ALOR SETAR: Small lorries, which are categorised as D-controlled commercial vehicles, will have their vehicle weight with loads increased from five tonnes to 7.5 tonnes with immediate effect.

This could reduce the cost of goods and also transportation cost by 7%, among others, said Transport Mi­­nister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, add­ing such a move would also help small and medium industry players.

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