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Oversize and Overweight Commercial Vehicles (18-10)

Subject
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Published
08/16/2018

State and federal regulations set standards for the size and weight of commercial vehicles operated on public highways.  A commercial vehicle is any vehicle used for commerce that has a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or more.  Commercial vehicles that exceed the established weight standards can receive state permits to travel along certain routes.  This issue brief discusses the regulation, permitting, and routing of oversize and overweight commercial vehicles.

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