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Governor Hogan Announces 15% Truck Weight Increase in Maryland

March 19, 2020

Today Governor Larry Hogan announced a 15% axle and gross vehicle weight tolerance for motor carriers delivering relief supplies.  This will apply on all roads, including the Interstate system.  A copy of the declaration is available at www.mdtrucking.org/files/HoganWeightDeclaration.pdf. Please review it for details.

Members are reminded that, if you are traveling across state lines, the weight tolerances being declared vary by state and you may be cited if you exceed that state’s limit.  For example, Virginia is allowing 90,000 lbs. on 5 axles, whereas Governor Hogan’s declaration will allow 92,000 lbs.


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