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Kentucky Oversize Annual Permit | Oversize Overweight Load Annual Permits



The State Transportation Cabinet, Department of Vehicle Regulation, Division of Motor Carriers may promulgate administrative regulations governing the issuance of annual permits to operate motor vehicles transporting non-divisible loads that exceed State weight limits. The gross weight of a motor vehicle operating under this kind of annual overweight permit must not exceed 120,000 lbs., and its movement must be limited to a specific route that is specified on the permit. In general, non-divisible loads are subject to the weight limits in Exhibit 28 (Ky. Rev. Stat. §189.2717):

  • Single Axle 15,000 lbs. (with axle spacing of less than 42 inches)
  • Tandem Axle 40,000 lbs.
  • Tridem Axle  65,000 lbs.
  • GVW 120,000 lbs.
  • Dual wheel axle: 20,000 lbs.


  • Non-divisible – less than 14 ft. wide $250.00 each 
  • Non-divisible – 14 ft. to 16 ft. wide $500.00 each 
  • Steel – 150-mile limit $250.00 each
  • Steel – statewide $500.00 each
  • Farm – less than 14 ft. wide $80.00 each 
  • Farm – 14 ft. to 16 ft. wide $150.00 each 
  • Industrial Haul $20.00 each

Time, it takes to receive: 10-14 days

Mailing method: Online/emailed

Commodity specific? Truck specific

Need to obtain a route? Yes

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