Oklahoma Size and Weight Laws

Port of Entry: State weight restrictions do not apply to vehicles traveling exclusively at a private port of entry, on private roads connected to a port of entry, or on public roads between private roads connected to a port of entry (Texas Code of Transportation ann. §621.101[c][3]). For more information, see “Trucking` Through Kansas” for information on oversized/overweight people and a list of all permits: www.truckingks.org/ktc_handbook.pdf. Yes, and they are as follows. Oversized loads are not allowed on the Interstate system in Cleveland, Oklahoma, and Tulsa counties between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday. Concrete mixers: Concrete mixers operating within 15 miles of their home base are exempt from state weight requirements on non-interstate highways. However, these vehicles are limited to a maximum load of the nominal capacity of the concrete mixer, the actual gross load not exceeding 66,000 lbs.

All these vehicles must have at least three axles, each with brake wheels (S.C. Code Ann. §56-5-4140[B][2]). Boat trailers: Government weight restrictions do not apply to oversized boat lifts or hydraulic trailers owned by a marina or watercraft dealer and used exclusively for commercial vessel storage (Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §257.716 [2]). Five- or more axle axle permits: Vermont allows special annual approvals for vehicles with five or more axles that exceed the state`s gross weight limits up to 90,000 pounds. (Vt. Stat. Ann. tit.

23, § 1392 [13]). Vehicle Type Exceptions: The following vehicles are exempt from Vermont State weight restrictions: snowplows, road machinery, lubricants, traction motors, tractors, rollers, shovels, dump trucks, trucks, or other construction or maintenance equipment when used by a city, town, city, or state incorporated in the construction or maintenance of a highway (Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 23, §1399). Lumberjack/lumberjack equipment: Where a vehicle is used to transport two, but not more than two, of logging or logging equipment from one construction project to another, the secretary may issue a special annual excess weight permit to the person operating the vehicle. The permit authorizes the use of the truck, trailer and load on it at maximum axle weights intended for overload approval loads, with a gross vehicle weight not exceeding 105,000 lbs on non-interstate highways (La. Rev.

Stat. Ann. §32:387.10). Tow truck: A vehicle towing a destroyed or disabled vehicle is exempt from state weight restrictions (Iowa Code Ann. § 321.463 [9]). 101 See N.J.A.C. 13:18-1 for more information on approval. Available at: www.state.nj.us/transportation/about/rules/documents/13-18PermitsforOverdimensionalorOverweightVehicles_004.pdf [ Return to footnote 101 referrer. Forest Products: The Department of Transportation may issue an overweight permit to vehicles transporting peeled or unpeeled forest products, wood or forest biomass while travelling on the U.S.

Highway 2 in Iron County or Ashland County168 or on U.S. Highway 2 in Bayfield County from the Ashland County line through Hart Lake Road (Wis. Stat. Ann. §348.27[9][a][1][b]). Agricultural products: Maximum axle loads in regular operation will be increased by 10% for vehicles transporting agricultural products81 from the point of harvest or storage to the first point of delivery on a Michigan highway. However, an increase in axle load of 10% does not change the restrictions on the gross permissible weight. This exception does not apply to interstate highways (Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §257.722[13]).

Fire trucks: Fire trucks owned or operated by an organized firefighting company are exempt from state weight restrictions when driving on state or additional highways (Del. Code Ann. tit. 21, §4501 [h]) and on interstate and numbered highways in the United States (Del. Code Ann. tit. 21, §4503 [e]). The laws governing the size and weight of trucks in the state of Massachusetts can be found in Mass. Gen. Lois Ann. Ch.

85, §§30 ff. and Mass. Gen. Lois Ann. ch. 90, §19 to §19L (available on the State website under malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXIV/Chapter85 and malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXIV/Chapter90 respectively). Consolidated Cargo Permits: The Board of Texas Department of Motor Vehicles may authorize the Department of Transportation to grant a transportation company a permit to transport multiple loads of the same cargo on a non-interstate highway over state weight limits if all cargo is transported between the same general locations. A vehicle operated under this type of licence must not violate federal height or weight requirements and must not carry a divisible load.

The Department of Transportation must conduct a route and engineering study (Tex. Transportation Code Ann. §623.0711). 162 In fact, the Act states: “The maximum gross weight limit and axle weight limit for each motor vehicle equipped with idle reduction technology may be increased by an amount necessary to offset the additional weight of idling reduction technology under 23 U.S.C.