Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
8/16/2022

Part XI. Weigh Stations; Location

24VAC20-81-250. Permanent weigh stations.

Operators of trucks which have a registered gross weight in excess of 7,500 pounds are required by law to drive their vehicles onto scales for weight inspection as directed by either a police officer or regulatory highway signs. By Virginia law, a police officer may require the operator of a truck to drive a distance not to exceed 10 road miles to a weigh facility or location for weight inspection. Refusal to drive onto scales for inspection is a misdemeanor. Locations for the weigh stations in Virginia are as follows:

Station

Route

Location

1. Alberta

85

Alberta

2. Aldie

50

Aldie

3. Bland

77

Bland

4. Carson

95

Carson

5. Dahlgren

301

Dahlgren

6. Dumfries

95

Triangle

7. Hollins

11

Hollins

8. Middletown

11

Middletown

9. New Church

13

Temperanceville

10. Sandston

64

Sandston

11. Stephens City

81

Stephens City

12. Suffolk

58

Suffolk

13. Troutville

81

Troutville

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 Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 26, eff. September 30, 2009.

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