7 Consecutive Days
Travel permitted Saturday and Sunday if within orange or green weight classifications* and if no escorts are required.
*See explanation of California weight classifications
Anything over routine issue dimensions require special review from the DOT.
Oversize Load Signs
“Oversize Load” signs required for all loads/vehicles over 8'-6" in width, 80 feet in length or more than 10 feet of overhang. Signs shall be posted on the front and rear of the vehicle or on the front of the lead vehicle and the rear of the back trailer with multi-vehicle combinations.
Dozer blade can be detached and hauled with the dozer on the same trailer if the load would be
overweight with or without the blade.
|Single Axle||20,000 lbs.|
|Tandem Group||34,000 lbs.|
|Gross Weight||80,000 lbs.|
|Length (Vehicle Combination)||65'|
|Kingpin to Rear Axle||40’ (53’ trailer with two or more axles), 38’ (53’ one axle trailers)|
*Overhang is legal up to 10' as long as the overall length does not exceed 75'.
|Steer Axle||20,000 lbs.|
|Single Axle||20,000 lbs.*|
|Tandem Group||46000 lbs.|
|Tridem Group||60,000 lbs.|
|Height||No less than three-inch (3”) clearance to obstructions**|
|Rear Overhang||Cannot exceed two-thirds of the length of the wheelbase***|
*22,500 lbs. on a single drive axle of a 2-axle tow truck, 28,000 lbs. on a single-axle MDU** heavy haul configuration and some fixed load application
**Route surveys are required for any load exceeding 17' high.
***The wheelbase of a semitrailer is the distance between the rearmost axle of the towing vehicle and the rearmost axle of the semitrailer.