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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 20. Department of Motor Vehicles
Chapter 81. Hauling Permit Regulation
9/24/2020

24VAC20-81-70. Maximum Single Axle and Tandem Axle Weight Allowed without an Engineering Review.

Maximum weight in pounds according to vehicle axle spacings allowed by permit without an engineering review from the Virginia Department of Transportation's Structures and Bridges Division for any single axle or tandem axle group.

Single Axle Weight:

24,000 pounds (or 850 pounds per inch, width of tire measured in contact with the surface of the road).

Tandem Axle Weight:

44,000 pounds.

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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