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Colorado Oversize and Overweight Fines and Penalties

Any person who violates the maximum permitted weight on an axle or on gross weight shall be punished by the following fine plus a surcharge of sixteen percent of the fine:

EXCESS WEIGHT ABOVE MAXIMUM

WEIGHT

FINE

1--2,500

$ 50.00

2,501--5,000

100.00

5,001--7,500

200.00

7,501--10,000

400.00

Over 10,000

$150.00

for each 1,000

pounds additional

overweight, plus

$ 400.00

Any person who violates any of the requirements of the rules and regulations pertaining to transport permits for the movement of overweight or oversize vehicles or loads shall be punished by a fine of fifty dollars. The penalties and surcharges for a second or subsequent violation of section 42-20- 109(2) within twelve months shall be doubled. A person who violates section 42-3-204(7)(f)(II) or section 42-4-1208(3)(a) or (4) commits a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a surcharge of thirty-two dollars under sections 24-4.1-119(1)(f) and 24-4.2-104(1)(b)(I), C.R.S ., and A fine of not less than three hundred fifty dollars but not more than one thousand dollars for the first offense; a fine of not less than six hundred dollars but not more than one thousand dollars for a second offense; and a fine of not less than one thousand dollars but not more than five thousand dollars, in addition to not more than ten hours of community service, for a third or subsequent offense.

WEIGHT

FINE

1--1,000

$ 20.00

1,001--3,000

25.00

3,001--5,000

0.03 per pound overweight rounded to the nearest dollar

5,001--7,000

0.05 per pound overweight rounded to the nearest dollar

7,001--10,000

0.07 per pound overweight rounded to the nearest dollar

10,001--15,000

0.10 per pound overweight rounded to the nearest dollar

15,001--19,750

0.15 per pound rounded to the nearest dollar

Over 19,750

0.25 per pound rounded to the nearest dollar

https://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/freight/policy/rpt_congress/truck_sw_laws/app_a.htm#al

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/csp/size-and-weight-information

https://www.codot.gov/@@csesearch?q=traffic+penalties+for+oversized+vehicles

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