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4 axles will only allow 72000 pounds

The following states only allow 12000 pounds on the steers AR, IN, LA, MS. WI is 13000. The following states do not specify the limit AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, ME, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, RI, SC. This info comes from Rand Mcnally.

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Is this another bright exspensive idea of KR. Your looking at right 72,000lbs on 4 axles unless you run third trailer axle.

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I tried to tell someone else on this website that you couldn't scale any more than that and they didn't want to hear that

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Chris there's a difference in weight between interstate and state highway system allows plus in order to have 20,000 on steer axle your going to need axle rating and the tires to go with that rating which means super singles on the steer. As far as the spread goes I pull a 10 ft spread and about the most you normally can scale is around 84,000 depending on the bridge formula and it's only good in handful of states in the northwest.

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FMCSA says any single can can go up to 20,000 pounds. A steer axle is a single axle, so are the two trailer axles on a 10 foot or further spread axle trailer. Even if you only go to 12,000 on the steer, 34 on drives and 20 per trailer axle, that gets you to 86,000.

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Chris FMCSA allows each state to set its own weight limits. Also the set up we are talking about only has 1 drive axle so that only allows 20000.

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You cannot exceed the rating of the axle even if permitted(also the tire)

So tell if a steer is rated for 12k how can you think a state will let u exceed by 8000 lbs....

Also 20k a single need an axle and tire that have ratings to exceed 20000...most trailer axles are 23k and all drive axles are 20k rated

And in every state on the interstate system you would need a permit to get 12-40-40 which is 92k or 12-20-40 which would be 72k on 4 axles

Oh and you cannot permit your load of produce or paper towels must be non divisible load

Why not just run a lift axle in the front drive position and be done with it...you would have 5 axles 80k

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