British Columbia 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



British Columbia: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
BC Provincial Law Primary No 95,019 lbs

* This is an estimate as it does not include bridge and tire compliance.


Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: BC Provincial Law

Jurisdiction: Primary

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 13,228 lbs
Tandem DrivesSuper Singles 33,951 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 73 in 37,479 lbs
Trailer TandemSuper Singles 33,951 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 96 in 37,479 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals96 - 121 in 20,062 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

Primary
Dimension NameMinMax
Overall Height13' 7"
Overall Length75' 6"
Overall Width8' 6"
Tractor Wheelbase9' 10" 20' 4"
Tractor Tandem Drive Spread3' 3" 6' 1"
Tractor Axle Width7' 10" 8' 6"
Semi-Trailer Length53' 2"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Axles
20' 6" 41' 0"
Semi-Trailer Track Width8' 2" 8' 6"
Semi-Trailer Tandem Axle Spread3' 3" 6' 1"
Semi-Trailer Kingpin Setback6' 7"
Effective Rear Overhang35% of Trailer Wheelbase Max.

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