2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 43 PUBLIC SAFETY; VEHICLES; WATERCRAFT
Chapter 484D Equipment, Inspections and Size, Weight and Load of Vehicles
NRS 484D.640 Limitations on weight for vehicle used by licensed hauler of garbage and refuse.

NRS 484D.640 Limitations on weight for vehicle used by licensed hauler of garbage and refuse.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a vehicle used by a licensed hauler of garbage and refuse may be operated or moved upon a public highway, if the weight of the vehicle does not exceed:

(a) On a single axle, 22,000 pounds; or

(b) On a tandem axle, 40,000 pounds.

2. A vehicle must not be operated or moved upon a highway within the designated interstate system, if the weight of the vehicle exceeds:

(a) On a single axle, 20,000 pounds;

(b) On a tandem axle, 34,000 pounds; or

(c) On any group of two or more consecutive axles, the values set forth in the following formula: W=500 [LN/(N-1) + 12N + 36] wherein:

(1) W equals the maximum load in pounds carried on any group of two or more consecutive axles computed to the nearest 500 pounds;

(2) L equals the distance in feet between the extremes of any group of two or more consecutive axles; and

(3) N equals the number of axles in the group under consideration.

3. As used in this section, "licensed hauler of garbage and refuse" means a person who holds the licenses and permits required to operate a business of collecting and disposing of garbage and refuse. The term includes a person who is licensed to operate a business of collecting recyclable materials.

(Added to NRS by 1991, 1693; A 1993, 1415; 2005, 75)-(Substituted in revision for NRS 484.748)



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