New York 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



New York: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdication Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
US Federal Qualifying and Access Highways No 80,000 lbs
NY State Law State and Designated Highways No 80,000 lbs
NY Type 1A - F1 Permit Qualifying and Access Highways Yes 102,000 lbs

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


Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: US Federal

Jurisdication: Qualifying and Access 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: NY State Law

Jurisdication: State and Designated Highways

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

Ruleset: NY Type 1A - F1 Permit

Jurisdication: Qualifying and Access Highways

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 22,400 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 47,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 96 in 47,000 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

Qualifying and Access HighwaysState and Designated HighwaysNarrow Width HighwaysNew York City - Truck Route Network
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMaxMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit65' 0" 55' 0"
Overall Width8' 6" 8' 0"
Front OverhangNot Specified
Rear Overhang4' 0" Max - Over 4' need flag
Semi-Trailer Length53' 0" 48' 0" 48' 0"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Rear Axle
43' 0"

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