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Dale Shaw wrote:No Chris, my "hypothetical" is as Kelley explained it. Once they see I am from TN, and I explain that I do not have to register it there, and my truck and DL are from TN, We start talking about my cubs and how their Grandpa had one when they were a kid.
Gator809 wrote:Ok a question going further on this
"Okay... FEDERAL motor carrier safety regulations ONLY apply to units that BOTH
1. weigh over 10,000lbs singly or in combination "
I have a 2000 f-250 with a GVWR of 10,000 and GCWR of 20,000. I pull a trailer with a weight rating of 10,000. So how do I fall within the federal statutes. My truck/trailer/cub combo easily breaks 10,000. ( Diesel crewcab and a heavy duty trailer with brakes on both axles help).
From my thinking as long as the truck does not gross over 10,000, and the trailer does not gross over 10,000 keeping my gross combined weight under 20,000, and I'm not hauling commercially or for compensation. And as long as I'm legal for lights and load being restrained/tied down.
Would this be ok legally?
Buzzard Wing wrote:Dale gets away with all kinds of stuff with his cheery disposition! The load he had leaving the waller once surely looked a bit like a stack of violations on 10 wheels. Although I did travel close to 2000 miles (and through Canadian and US customs) with the trailer plate on the floor of the truck once.
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