West Virginia 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits



West Virginia: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdiction Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
US Federal Interstate No 80,000 lbs
WV Law US and WV State Routes No 88,000 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: WV Law

Jurisdiction: US and WV State Routes

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

Dimension Restrictions

InterstateUS and WV State Routes
Dimension NameMinMaxMinMax
Overall Height13' 6"
Overall LengthNo Limit70' 0"
Overall Width8' 6"
Front Overhang3' 0"
Rear Overhang6' 0"
Semi-Trailer Length53' 0"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Axles
41' 0" Max - Actual specification is 37' from rear tractor axle to first axle of trailer

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