Delaware 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



Delaware: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
US Federal Interstate No 80,000 lbs
DE Law Non-Interstate Routes No 80,000 lbs

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


Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: US Federal

Jurisdiction: Interstate

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 20,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals 34,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 96 in 34,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals96 - 108 in 38,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals108 - 120 in 39,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals120 - 121 in 40,000 lbs

Ruleset: DE Law

Jurisdiction: Non-Interstate Routes

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 22,400 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 96 in 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals96 - in 44,800 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

InterstateOther than Interstate and U.S. Routes
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit60' 0"
Overall Width8' 6"
Front Overhang3' 0"
Rear Overhang6' 0"
Semi-Trailer Length53' 0"
Semi-Trailer WheelbaseNone Specified

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