Louisiana 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



Louisiana: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

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

Jurisdiction: Non-Interstate

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 22,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 37,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals 37,000 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

InterstateNon-Interstate
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height14' 0" 13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit
Overall Width8' 6"
Front Overhang4' 0"
Rear Overhang8' 0" Max - Load and Trailer cannot exceed 59'6"
Semi-Trailer Length59' 6"
Semi-Trailer WheelbaseNone Specified

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