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Washington Oversize and Overweight Fines and Penalties

Overdimension Only: $122.00 Overweight Fines: (1) First Offense, basic penalty of not less than fifty dollars; a Second Offense, a basic penalty of not less than seventy-five dollars, and a Third or Subsequent Offense, a basic penalty of not less than one hundred dollars. (2) In addition to the basic penalties, the following fines will be imposed for each pound overweight, as follows: (a) One pound through four thousand pounds overweight is three cents for each pound; (b) Four thousand one pounds through ten thousand pounds overweight is one hundred twenty dollars plus twelve cents per pound for each additional pound over four thousand pounds overweight; (c) Ten thousand one pounds through fifteen thousand pounds overweight is eight hundred forty dollars plus sixteen cents per pound for each additional pound over ten thousand pounds overweight; (d) Fifteen thousand one pounds through twenty thousand pounds overweight is one thousand six hundred forty dollars plus twenty cents per pound for each additional pound over fifteen thousand pounds overweight; (e) Twenty thousand one pounds and more is two thousand six hundred forty dollars plus thirty cents per pound for each additional pound over twenty thousand pounds overweight. $150 minimum and additionally upon a second violation within a twelve month period involving the same power unit, suspend the registration for not less than 30 days. Fines are calculated based on permit weight. Permit is void if violated. Operators may be fined for either an over axle or over gross violation, whichever produces the greater fine. Drivers may not shift load to avoid an over axle citation.

$150 minimum and additionally upon a second violation within a twelve month period involving the same power unit, suspend the registration for not less than 30 days. Fines are calculated based on permit weight. Permit is void if violated. Operators may be fined for either an over axle or over gross violation, whichever produces the greater fine. Drivers may not shift load to avoid an over axle citation.

WEIGHT

FINE

1 – 4,000 lbs

$.03 per pound overweight

4,001 – 10,000 lbs

$120 + $.12 per pound overweight

10,001 – 15,000 lbs

$840 + $.16 per pound overweight

15,001 – 20,000 lbs

$1640 + $.20 per pound overweight

20,001 and over

$2640 + $.30 per pound overweight

http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=46.44.047

http://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=46.44

http://depts.washington.edu/trac/bulkdisk/pdf/353.1.pdf

http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/CommercialVehicle/permitting.htm

http://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=46.44.105

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