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                               SUBCHAPTER C
                       MAXIMUM WEIGHTS OF VEHICLES

     Sec.
     4941.  Maximum gross weight of vehicles.
     4942.  Registered gross weight.
     4943.  Maximum axle weight of vehicles.
     4944.  Maximum wheel load.
     4945.  Penalties for exceeding maximum weights.
     4946.  Impoundment of vehicles for nonpayment of overweight fines
            (Repealed).
     4947.  Disposition of impounded vehicles and loads (Repealed).
     4948.  Maximum weight and seating capacity of buses.
     4949.  Application to tow trucks.

        Cross References.  Subchapter C is referred to in sections
     4961, 4968, 4974, 4976, 4976.1, 4978, 4979, 4979.1, 4979.2,
     4979.3, 4979.4, 4982, 6506 of this title.
     § 4941.  Maximum gross weight of vehicles.
        (a)  General rule.--No vehicle shall, when operated upon a
     highway, have a gross weight exceeding 80,000 pounds, and no
     combination driven upon a highway shall have a gross weight
     exceeding 80,000 pounds, or the applicable weight set as forth
     in subsection (b) or (c), whichever is less.
        (b)  Combination of vehicles.--No combination shall, when
     operated upon a highway, have a gross weight exceeding the
     following:
                                                          Maximum
                Combination of Vehicles               Gross Weight
                                                        In Pounds
      Two-axle truck tractor & single-axle semitrailer    58,400
      Two-axle truck tractor & two-axle semitrailer       73,280
      Three-axle truck tractor & single-axle semitrailer  73,280
      Two-axle truck & two-axle trailer                   73,280
        (c)  Motor vehicles.--No motor vehicle when operated upon a
     highway shall have a gross weight exceeding the following
     specified maximum gross weight for the following described motor
     vehicles:
                                                          Maximum
                                                      Gross Weight
                                                        In Pounds
      Two-axle motor vehicle                              38,000
      Three-axle motor vehicle                            58,400
      Four-axle motor vehicle                             73,280
      Five-axle motor vehicle                             73,280
      Six-axle motor vehicle                              77,000
      Seven-axle motor vehicle                            80,000
     (June 18, 1980, P.L.229, No.68, eff. 60 days; Oct. 10, 1980,
     P.L.791, No.147, eff. imd.; Dec. 21, 1998, P.L.1126, No.151,
     eff. 60 days; June 22, 2001, P.L.559, No.37, eff. 60 days)

        2001 Amendment.  Act 37 amended subsecs. (a) and (c).
        Cross References.  Section 4941 is referred to in sections
     4945, 4961 of this title.
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