South Carolina 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



South Carolina: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
SC Interstate under 75,185 lbs Interstate No 75,185 lbs
SC Interstate over 75,185 lbs Interstate No 80,000 lbs
SC Non-Interstate Non - Interstate No 80,608 lbs

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


Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: SC Interstate under 75,185 lbs

Jurisdiction: Interstate

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 20,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 35,200 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 96 in 35,200 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals96 - 108 in 38,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals108 - 120 in 39,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals120 - 121 in 40,000 lbs

Ruleset: SC Interstate over 75,185 lbs

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: SC Non-Interstate

Jurisdiction: Non - Interstate

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 22,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 39,600 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 96 in 39,600 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

Interstate
Dimension NameMinMax
Overall Height13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit
Overall Width8' 6"
Front Overhang3' 0"
Rear Overhang6' 0"
Semi-Trailer Length53' 0"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Axles
41' 0"

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