When is a Hauling Permit required?
If your vehicle configuration is reduced to its smallest dimensions possible and still exceeds the maximum legal limitations identified below, you must obtain a hauling permit prior to traveling over Virginia’s highways. Please refer to the Virginia Hauling Permits price list for a description of the hauling permit types and pricing.
Height: 13′ 6″
Width: 8′ 6″
Length: 40′ – Motorized Vehicle other than Buses or Motor Homes
| 48′ – Trailer (53′ trailers allowed on interstate system)
| 65′ – Vehicle/Trailer Combination
Overhang: 4′ – Rear | 3′ – Front
Weight: 20,000 – Single Axle | 34,000 – Tandem Axle | Legal Limit Weight Allowances – Gross/Axle Group Weight