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Weighbridges determine the mass of a vehicle, including prime movers and connected trailers.
They are used to weigh goods like farm produce, agricultural products, scrap metal and landscape materials weighing over 3 tonnes.
A public weighing is recorded on a measurement ticket.
The mass listed on the measurement ticket can include:
- gross mass, the mass of the vehicle including the load
- tare mass, the mass of the vehicle prior to being loaded
- net mass, the subtraction of the tare mass from the gross mass.