What are the legal weight restrictions in Kansas?
  • A single wheel may not exceed 10,000 lbs.
  • A single axle may not exceed 20,000 lbs. (22,000 lbs. on the Kansas Turnpike)
  • A tandem axle (40 – 96” from center to center) may not exceed 34,000 lbs.
  • A triple axle (96 – 132” from center of first to third axle), may not exceed 42,000 to 44,000 lbs., depending on measurement
  • A quad axle (120 – 150” from center of the first to fourth axle) may not exceed 50,000 lbs.
  • May not exceed 80,000 lbs. on interstate
  • May not exceed 85,500 lbs. on other roads
  • May not exceed tire weight ratings
  • May not exceed declared registered weight (license plate)



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1. What is the legal length in Kansas?
2. What is the legal height in Kansas?
3. What is the legal width in Kansas?
4. What are the legal weight restrictions in Kansas?
5. Is there a commercial zone in Kansas City, Kan allowing increased weights?
6. What is the 90,000 pound agricultural permit?
7. What are the legal axle limits for oversize load permits?
8. How much weight should I register my vehicle for?
9. Are double and triple trailers legal in Kansas?