Rhode Island’s legal weights and dimensions are similar to US federal regulations. There are some notable exceptions, for instance the Kingpin to Rear Axle (not center) is 41’. Additionally, there are increased weights available for tandem and single axles in the state. Like other New England states, the weight on a single axle is 22,400 lbs. Additionally, the allowable weight on tandem axles is 36,000 lbs.
- Rhode Island Legal Code
- Permit Office Phone: 401-468-5747