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Kentucky Oversize Annual Permit | Oversize Overweight Load Annual Permits

ANNUAL PERMITS 


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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.


Cost: 

  • 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


Source of information: https://drive.ky.gov/motor-carriers/Pages/Purchase-Overweight-Over-Dimensional-Permits.aspx 

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