Indiana 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



Indiana: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
IN Law (Under 73,280 lbs) All Highways Except Heavy Duty Highways No 73,280 lbs
US Federal Interstate No 80,000 lbs
IN Toll Rules Toll Road No 85,500 lbs

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


Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: IN Law (Under 73,280 lbs)

Jurisdiction: All Highways Except Heavy Duty Highways

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 20,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 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: US Federal

Jurisdiction: Interstate

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 20,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 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: IN Toll Rules

Jurisdiction: Toll Road

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 22,400 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals 36,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals 36,000 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

InterstateToll Road
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height13' 6" 14' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit
Overall Width8' 6" 12' 0"
Front OverhangMust be within length limits
Rear OverhangMust be within length limits
Semi-Trailer Length53' 0"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Rear Axle
43' 0" Max - Applies to trailers between 48'6"-53'

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