308-96A-101 - Scale weight required for licensing

308-96A-101. Scale weight required for licensing

(1) The department requires vehicle scale weight for:

(a) Vehicles licensed under RCW 46.16.070, 46.16.090, and 46.16.0621;

(b) Trailers;

(c) The vehicle is powered by propane, natural gas or butane;

(d) The vehicle has been structurally modified changing the scale weight.

(2) Determining scale weight:

The department will accept:

(a) The shipping/scale weight as shown on a manufacturer's statement/certificate of origin, factory invoice, previous title, registration, or supporting documentation issued by another jurisdiction; or

(b) A weight slip from a certified scale; or

(c) Information provided by any nationally recognized electronic source, guidebook or other publication of recognized standing in the vehicle industry; (for example: NADA or Kelly Blue Book); or

(d) Automated Value System (AVS) Value Detail Screen; or

(e) Dealer's declaration of factory shipping weight - Completed vehicles only; or

(f) Other sources approved by the department.

Statutory Authority: RCW 46.16.010. 06-21-027, § 308-96A-101, filed 10/9/06, effective 11/9/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.16.276, 46.16.600. 02-11-096, § 308-96A-101, filed 5/20/02, effective 6/20/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.16.276, 43.17.060, 46.16.600 and 46.01.110. 99-06-029, § 308-96A-101, filed 2/24/99, effective 3/27/99.

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