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What is the procedure for licensing and permitting a truck tractor with 15,000 lb front axle weight?

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Check the latest truckers atlas for states that don't allow 20,000 lb on an axle, and avoid them. There is no license you just need the tire and axle rating. I rarely leave the the central states, but I think only South Dakota has that weird inches per thousand pound rule on steering tires.

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Make sure your front axles and tires are rated 15,000 lbs. You may need to add another axle to help carry the weight. A steerable single tire lift axles is popular in the midwest to haul extra weight.

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