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Page 1 of 1 189.2717 Annual overweight permit for transporting nondivisible loads over specified routes -- Axle-weight limitation. (1) Subject to the provisions of KRS 189.222, the department may promulgate administrative regulations pursuant to KRS Chapter 13A governing the issuance of <br>annual permits for the operation of motor vehicles transporting nondivisible loads in <br>this Commonwealth whose gross weight exceeds the limits prescribed by this <br>chapter. The gross weight of a motor vehicle operating pursuant to this section shall <br>not exceed one hundred twenty thousand (120,000) pounds. The movement of the <br>overweight motor vehicle shall be limited to a specific route set forth on the annual <br>permit. (2) The following axle weights shall not be exceeded in the loading of a nondivisible load: <br>(a) Single axle with axles less than forty-two (42) inches apart and being the steering axle with one (1) wheel on each side of the axle to be considered a <br>single axle shall not be more than fifteen thousand (15,000) pounds; (b) Two (2) axles in tandem arrangement which are spaced forty-two (42) inches or more apart and less than ninety-six (96) inches apart shall not be more than <br>forty thousand (40,000) pounds; (c) Three (3) axles in tridem arrangement which are spaced forty-two (42) or more inches apart and less than one hundred twenty (120) inches apart shall <br>not be more than sixty-five thousand (65,000) pounds; and (d) Dual wheel axle with one (1) axle with two (2) wheels on each side of the axle to be considered a dual wheel axle shall not be more than twenty thousand <br>(20,000) pounds each. (3) Each motor vehicle operating pursuant to this section shall comply with the safety provisions set forth in the administrative regulations promulgated by the department <br>pursuant to this section. (4) The fee for the annual permit for each motor vehicle pursuant to this section shall be five hundred dollars (&#36;500). (5) The department may refuse to issue a permit for a requested route because of the inadequacies of the roadway or a structure on that route. Effective: July 15, 1998 <br>History: Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 306, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1998. -- Created 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 52, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1996.

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Page 1 of 1 189.2717 Annual overweight permit for transporting nondivisible loads over specified routes -- Axle-weight limitation. (1) Subject to the provisions of KRS 189.222, the department may promulgate administrative regulations pursuant to KRS Chapter 13A governing the issuance of <br>annual permits for the operation of motor vehicles transporting nondivisible loads in <br>this Commonwealth whose gross weight exceeds the limits prescribed by this <br>chapter. The gross weight of a motor vehicle operating pursuant to this section shall <br>not exceed one hundred twenty thousand (120,000) pounds. The movement of the <br>overweight motor vehicle shall be limited to a specific route set forth on the annual <br>permit. (2) The following axle weights shall not be exceeded in the loading of a nondivisible load: <br>(a) Single axle with axles less than forty-two (42) inches apart and being the steering axle with one (1) wheel on each side of the axle to be considered a <br>single axle shall not be more than fifteen thousand (15,000) pounds; (b) Two (2) axles in tandem arrangement which are spaced forty-two (42) inches or more apart and less than ninety-six (96) inches apart shall not be more than <br>forty thousand (40,000) pounds; (c) Three (3) axles in tridem arrangement which are spaced forty-two (42) or more inches apart and less than one hundred twenty (120) inches apart shall <br>not be more than sixty-five thousand (65,000) pounds; and (d) Dual wheel axle with one (1) axle with two (2) wheels on each side of the axle to be considered a dual wheel axle shall not be more than twenty thousand <br>(20,000) pounds each. (3) Each motor vehicle operating pursuant to this section shall comply with the safety provisions set forth in the administrative regulations promulgated by the department <br>pursuant to this section. (4) The fee for the annual permit for each motor vehicle pursuant to this section shall be five hundred dollars (&#36;500). (5) The department may refuse to issue a permit for a requested route because of the inadequacies of the roadway or a structure on that route. Effective: July 15, 1998 <br>History: Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 306, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1998. -- Created 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 52, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1996.

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Page 1 of 1 189.2717 Annual overweight permit for transporting nondivisible loads over specified routes -- Axle-weight limitation. (1) Subject to the provisions of KRS 189.222, the department may promulgate administrative regulations pursuant to KRS Chapter 13A governing the issuance of <br>annual permits for the operation of motor vehicles transporting nondivisible loads in <br>this Commonwealth whose gross weight exceeds the limits prescribed by this <br>chapter. The gross weight of a motor vehicle operating pursuant to this section shall <br>not exceed one hundred twenty thousand (120,000) pounds. The movement of the <br>overweight motor vehicle shall be limited to a specific route set forth on the annual <br>permit. (2) The following axle weights shall not be exceeded in the loading of a nondivisible load: <br>(a) Single axle with axles less than forty-two (42) inches apart and being the steering axle with one (1) wheel on each side of the axle to be considered a <br>single axle shall not be more than fifteen thousand (15,000) pounds; (b) Two (2) axles in tandem arrangement which are spaced forty-two (42) inches or more apart and less than ninety-six (96) inches apart shall not be more than <br>forty thousand (40,000) pounds; (c) Three (3) axles in tridem arrangement which are spaced forty-two (42) or more inches apart and less than one hundred twenty (120) inches apart shall <br>not be more than sixty-five thousand (65,000) pounds; and (d) Dual wheel axle with one (1) axle with two (2) wheels on each side of the axle to be considered a dual wheel axle shall not be more than twenty thousand <br>(20,000) pounds each. (3) Each motor vehicle operating pursuant to this section shall comply with the safety provisions set forth in the administrative regulations promulgated by the department <br>pursuant to this section. (4) The fee for the annual permit for each motor vehicle pursuant to this section shall be five hundred dollars (&#36;500). (5) The department may refuse to issue a permit for a requested route because of the inadequacies of the roadway or a structure on that route. Effective: July 15, 1998 <br>History: Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 306, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1998. -- Created 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 52, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1996.

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