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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 20. Department of Motor Vehicles
Chapter 81. Hauling Permit Regulation
11/14/2019

24VAC20-81-60. Legal Weight Allowed Based on Axle Spacing.

Legal weight in pounds for any group of two or more consecutive axles. A hauling permit is required when a vehicle configuration exceeds the weight limitations according to axle spacing. "L" is defined as the distance in feet between any group of two or more consecutive axles, when measured longitudinally, from the center of the axle to the center of the axle, with any fraction of a foot rounded to the next highest foot as set forth in the following table:

L

2 axles

3 axles

4 axles

5 axles

6 axles

7 or more axles

4

34,000

5

34,000

6

34,000

7

34,000

8

34,000

34,000

9

39,000

42,500

10

40,000

43,500

11

44,000

12

45,000

50,000

13

45,000

50,500

14

46,500

51,500

15

47,000

52,000

16

48,000

52,500

58,000

17

48,500

53,500

58,500

18

49,500

54,000

59,000

19

50,000

54,500

60,000

20

51,000

55,500

60,500

66,000

21

51,500

56,000

61,000

66,500

22

52,500

56,500

61,500

67,000

23

53,000

57,500

62,500

68,000

24

54,000

58,000

63,000

68,500

74,000

25

54,500

58,500

63,500

69,000

74,500

26

55,500

59,500

64,000

69,500

75,000

27

56,000

60,000

65,000

70,000

75,500

28

57,000

60,500

65,500

71,000

76,500

29

57,500

61,500

66,000

71,500

77,000

30

58,500

62,000

66,500

72,000

77,500

31

59,000

62,500

67,500

72,500

78,000

32

60,000

63,500

68,000

73,000

78,500

33

64,000

68,500

74,000

79,000

34

64,500

69,000

74,500

80,000

35

65,500

70,000

75,000

36

66,000

70,500

75,500

37

66,500

71,000

76,000

38

67,500

72,000

77,000

39

68,000

72,500

77,500

40

68,500

73,000

78,000

41

69,500

73,500

78,500

42

70,000

74,000

79,000

43

70,500

75,000

80,000

44

71,500

75,500

45

72,000

76,000

46

72,500

76,500

47

73,500

77,500

48

74,000

78,000

49

74,500

78,500

50

75,500

79,000

51

76,000

80,000

Statutory Authority

§ 46.2-203 and Article 18 (§ 46.2-1139 et seq.) of Chapter 10 of Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 25, Issue 26, eff. September 30, 2009.

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