Wyoming Axle Weight Limits

Axle Weight Regulations By State

Maximum Legal Weight Allowed

Axle Group Maximum
Single 20,000 pounds
Tandem (Two Axle) 34,000 pounds
Tridem (Three Axle) 42,000 pounds
Gross Vehicle Weight 80,000 pounds

Maximum Permit Weight Allowed

  • 600 pounds per inch of tire width;
  • 21,500 pounds per axle;
  • 43,000 pounds per tandem axle;
  • 53,000 pounds per tridem (wheelbase more than 8 feet and less than 13 feet);
  • 160,000 pounds gross weight.

In no case may the gross weight exceed the sum of the permitted axle, axle group weights, or the weight specified by the permit, whichever is less. A minimum of five axles required when hauling. Self-propelled or towed vehicles may have less than five axles.

Axle Group Maximum
Single 21,500 pounds
Tandem (Two Axle) 43,000 pounds
Tridem (Three Axle) 53,000 pounds
Gross Vehicle Weight 160,000 pounds

Source: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/publications/manuals/fulltext/M3038/WRPDG.pdf
Source: http://www.dot.state.wy.us/home/trucking_commercial_vehicles.html
Source: http://www.whp.dot.state.wy.us/files/live/sites/whp/files/shared/Misplaced%20files/Rules%20Governing%20Truck%20Sizes%2cWeights%20%26%20Permits.pdf
Source: Oversize.io

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