Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 263.05 - Eligibility

Current through March 28, 2022

The department may issue permits for vehicles under this chapter only to applicants that meet all of the following requirements:

(1) STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS. The vehicle and any load satisfy the requirements for a permit under ss. 348.25 and 348.27(15), Stats.
(2) TRANSPORTATION OF SPECIFIC COMMODITY. The application may not seek authority to transport any commodity or goods other than granular roofing materials, as provided in s. 348.27(15), Stats.
(3) MAXIMUM SIZE. The vehicle may not exceed 8 feet 6 inches in width, nor 13 feet 6 inches in height. Semi-tractor and semi-trailer combinations may not exceed 75 feet in overall length. Motor truck and trailer combinations may not exceed 65 feet in overall length. Single vehicles, not operating in combination, may not exceed 40 feet in length. Vehicle combinations consisting of a semi-tractor and semi-trailer exceeding 65 feet in overall length may not travel on state highways identified by the department as limiting operation to 65 feet or less in length, and may travel only on local roads and highways designated as long truck routes in ch. Trans 276.
(4) PNEUMATIC TIRES. The vehicle shall be equipped with pneumatic tires.
(5) MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT. The vehicle, including any load, may not exceed the maximum gross weight limitations under s. 348.15(3) (c), Stats., by more than 10,000 pounds, and the vehicle, including any load, may not exceed 90,000 pounds gross weight.
(6) MAXIMUM AXLE WEIGHTS. Axle weights may not exceed those specified in s. Trans 251.06.
(7) BALANCED LOAD. Wheels on one side of the vehicle may not carry more than 60% of the load.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 263.05
EmR0818: emerg. cr. eff. 7-1-08; CR 08-058: cr. Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08.

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