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Vehicle Type


Toll rates of Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressways are classified into FIVE vehicle types as follows.


Light Motor Vehicles
  • Light motor vehicles
  • Motorcycles (the engine displacement is more than 125cc, including a motorcycle with a side.)
Regular Vehicles
  • Small vehicles
  • Regular vehicles
  • Trailer trucks (a coupling vehicle with a light motor trailer and an un-trailer (one axle).)
Medium Sized-Vehicles
  • Regular trucks (total weight is less than 8t, maximum loaded weight is less than 5t, and the number of axle is three or less. A tractor for a semi-trailer without an un-trailer, the number of axle is two.)
  • Buses (a micro-bus for passengers by 11 to 29, and total weight is less than 8t.)
  • Trailers (a coupling vehicle with a light motor trailer and an un-trailer (two or more axle). A coupling vehicle with a regular trailer and an un-trailer (one axle).)
Large Sized-Vehicles
  • Regular trucks (total weight is more than 8t or maximum loaded weight is more than 5t, the number of axle is three or less and total weight is less than 25t. When the outermost wheel base is less than 5.5m or vehicle length is less than 9m, the total weight should be less than 20t. When the outermost wheel base is between 5.5m and 7m and vehicle length is more than 9m, or when the outermost wheel base is more than 7m and vehicle length is between 9m and 11m, the total weight should be less than 22t.And the number of axle is four.
  • Buses (a fixed route bus for passengers more than 30 and its total weight is more than 8t. A bus whose total weight is more than 8t, the number of passengers is less than 29 and vehicle length is less than 9m.)
  • Trailers (a coupling vehicle with a regular trailer and an un-trailer (two or more axle), a coupling vehicle with a medium-sized trailer and an un-trailer (one axle), and a coupling vehicle with a large-sized trailer (two axle) and an un-trailer (one axle).)
Extra Large-Sized Vehicles
  • Regular trucks (the number of axle is four or more, and larger vehicles than a large-sized vehicle.)
  • Trailers (a coupling vehicle with a medium-sized trailer and an un-trailer (two or more axle), a coupling vehicle with a large-sized trailer and an un-trailer and the total number of axle is four or more, and a coupling vehicle trailed by an extra large-sized vehicle.)
  • Large special vehicles
  • Buses (a bus for passengers more than 30, its total weight is more than 8t and the vehicle length is more than 9m, but except for a fixed route bus.)
Light Vehicles
  • (Light vehicles can be passed only on the bicycle and pedestrian way in Nishi-Seto Expressway.)
  • Bicycles
  • Light vehicles
  • Motor-bikes

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