French motorway tag

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  1. Skeggysue

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    Can anyone recommend a French motorway tag for a motorhome over3.5
     
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    Can you get them? Thought they were only for lorries.

    Ian
     
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    You can't get one officially for over 3500kg but you can get one from the link on last post,I got one free when I booked the tunnel as they had an offer on and am told that lots of vans over 3500 use them without problems. Haven't used it yet but am going to in about two weeks on the way to Spain I did also register an interest but heard nothing back.
     
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    No issues last year questioned once if memory serves me right just said camping car and off we went.
    We are 4.5 t and 3.2 Mtrs
    Same again this year see how it goes
     
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    No issues for us either
     
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    And .......... If you keep in the far right hand lane at the toll booths, marked for lorries, you can drive straight through at 30kph
     
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    Got ours last week, ready for our trip in 2 weeks time, hope it works as well as claimed by all on here. R.H.lorry lane sounds good.
     
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    Me too, last thing you want is to be stuck in the lorry lane and the Tag doesn't work :oops:

    Let me know if you have any problems, I'm not going until March :D

    Brian
     
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    Hi.
    Use the lorry ones as a rule,but if they are queueing,i do use the others signed,they can be a bit heart stopping,as you have to stop..being used to driving through you wonder if the Tag has worked LOL.
    Tea Bag
     
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    This from that link:
    Also you have a Class 1 or Class 2 vehicle (under 3m in height and less than 3.5t in weight).
    So you have just been lucky. :) Don't think my Rv would get away with it. :LOL:

    Ian
     
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    I am under 3 metres but over 3.5 tonnes, never had a problem, the automatic detection systems can check your height but not the weight.
     
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    Agree, I used ours ( under 3.5 ton) last year - what a great idea, no queuing bit scary as the barrier does not lift for us till about 2 ft away!
     
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    used one for the last three years .over 3500kg but under 3 metres. no problems so far
     
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    We use a Sanef tag and may be over the weight and height ... no problems. Love it!
     
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    Like most posters a very happy SANEF tag user and we are very close to the height. Saves so much flapping in the cab approaching the barrier when there's two and makes the impossible possible when I'm alone. (Mrs B doesn't do battlefields)
     
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    Thank you everyone for your very helpful replies. It is much appreciated.
    One other question; I am a blue badge holder and just wondered if any of you are aware of any concessions re the Tag for disabled & less mobile users?
    Sue
     
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    Yes, but probably not if you're using your motorhome.

     
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