Florida 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



Florida: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
US Federal Interstate No 80,000 lbs
FL Law State Roads and Turnpike Yes 88,000 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 22,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 44,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 121 in 44,000 lbs

Ruleset: FL Law

Jurisdiction: State Roads and Turnpike

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 22,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 44,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 121 in 44,000 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

InterstateNarrow Roads - less than 12' wide lanes and designated by FDOT
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit
Overall Width8' 6" 8' 0"
Front Overhang3' 0"
Rear Overhang3' 0"
Semi-Trailer Length
- Trailer must have Kingpin to Center of Tandems of 41' if trailer is more than 48'
53' 0"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Axles
41' 0"

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