296-865-30015  <<  296-865-30020 >>   End of Chapter

WAC 296-865-30020

Truck and trailer loads.

You must make sure all loads transported on trucks or trailers are:
(1) Properly secured and distributed;
and
(2) Limited to a safe operating load for the:
(a) Condition of the roadway;
and
(b) Capacity of the bridges, trestles, and other structures.
Note:
The commercial motor vehicles unit of the Washington state patrol determines how much weight can be carried on a vehicle by factoring manufacture limitations, number of axles, and other variables. For more information:
 
1. See RCW 46.44.041, Maximum gross weights—Wheelbase and axle factors; or
 
2. Contact the commercial motor vehicles unit of the Washington state patrol at Trucks@wsp.wa.gov.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-865-30020, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 05-17-059, § 296-865-30020, filed 8/10/05, effective 10/1/05.]
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group