Vermont 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



Vermont: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
US Federal Interstate Only No 80,000 lbs
VT State Law State Highways No 80,000 lbs
VT All Products Permit State Highways Yes 85,500 lbs

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


Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: US Federal

Jurisdiction: Interstate Only

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: VT State Law

Jurisdiction: State 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: VT All Products Permit

Jurisdiction: State Highways

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 12,000 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals40 - 96 in 40,000 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals40 - 96 in 40,000 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

Interstate OnlyState Highways
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit75' 0"
Overall Width8' 6"
Front OverhangNot Specified
Rear OverhangNot Specified
Semi-Trailer Length53' 0"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Axles
41' 0"

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