Or. Admin. R. 734-075-0020 - Axles, Tires and Brakes for Mobile Homes

This rule establishes requirements for axles, tires and brakes for mobile homes transported under variance permit:

(1) Axles must be in sufficient number to support enough tires to be in compliance with subsection 5(a) through 5(c) of this section.
(2) A mobile home that exceeds 14 feet at the base in width must have a minimum of four axles, except when a mobile home does not exceed 40 feet in length and has a minimum of three axles.
(3) Brakes on mobile homes must comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations 393.42(b)(2), provided the combination of vehicles meets the requirement of 393.52 brake performance.
(4) For any mobile home in transit, a minimum of two spare tires must be carried for the unit being towed. They must be inflated and ready for use.
(5) Tire loadings restrictions are contingent on when the unit was manufactured and must comply as follows:
(a) Tire loading restrictions for manufactured homes built before January 1, 2002. Manufactured homes that are labeled pursuant to 24 CFR 3282.362(c)(2)(i) before January 1, 2002, must not be transported on tires that are loaded more than 18 percent over the load rating marked on the sidewall of the tire or in the absence of such a marking more than 18 percent over the load rating specified in any of the publications of any of the organizations listed in FMVSS No. 119, 49 CFR 571.119, S5.1(b). Manufactured homes labeled before January 1, 2002, transported on tires overloaded by 9 percent or more must not be operated at speeds exceeding 50 mph;
(b) Tire loading restrictions for manufactured homes built on or after January 1, 2002. Manufactured homes that are labeled pursuant to 24 CFR 3282.362(c)(2)(i) on or after January 1, 2002, must not be transported on tires loaded beyond the load rating marked on the sidewall of the tire or in the absence of such a marking, the load rating specified in any of the publications of any of the organizations listed in FMVSS No. 119, 49 CFR 571.119, S5.1(b); and
(c) Manufactured homes with no verifiable date of manufacture must not exceed the manufacture's tire load rating.
(6) The Department shall not issue a permit to move a mobile home that exceeds 14 feet wide at the base unless the Department determines that all of the conditions and specifications set forth in this rule have been met.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 734-075-0020
HC 1287, f. 3-14-73; 1 OTC 19a, f. & ef. 1-24-74; 1 OTC 9-1978(Temp), f. & ef. 7-19-78; 1 OTC 11-1979(Temp), f. & ef. 6-20-79; 1 OTC 12-1979(Temp), f. & ef. 6-20-79; 1 OTC 13-1979(Temp), f. & ef. 6-20-79; 1 OTC 24-1979, f. & ef. 10-24-79; 2HD 15-1983, f. & ef. 8-18-83; HWY 6-1990, f. & cert. ef. 3-13-90; HWY 5-1992, f. & cert. ef. 3-25-92; TO 2-1998, f. 3-10-98, cert. ef. 4-1-98; TO 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 10-13-99; TO 2-2001, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-01; HWD 3-2012, f. & cert. ef. 1-27-12

Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619, 810.060 & 823.011

Stats. Implemented: ORS 818.200 & 818.220

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