19A NCAC 03B .0602      GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT

(a)  Gross vehicle weight shall be the actual weight of a vehicle as may be determined by weighing the vehicle at a permanent weigh station or by use of portable scales provided, however, that for the purposes of Article 2 of G.S. 20 the registered weight of the vehicle shall be considered the gross weight.

(b)  Gross vehicle weight of motor vehicles bearing permanent registration plates or other plates for which no weight is required to be shown on the registration card shall be the actual scale weight of the vehicle provided, however, for the purposes of Article 2 of G.S. 20 the gross vehicle weight of any single motor vehicle so registered having three axles or more and designed as a property hauling vehicle shall be deemed to be over 30,000 pounds.

(c)  The gross vehicle weight of a towed vehicle shall be the actual scale weight of the vehicle.

 

History Note:        Authority 20-39; S.L. 1979, c. 667, s. 40;

Eff. June 5, 1981.