Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2018 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:8-1920
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; SIZE, WEIGHT AND LOAD OF VEHICLES
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Gross weight limits for emergency vehicles.
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8-1920.Gross weight limits for emergency vehicles.(a) Notwithstanding any other laws to the contrary, an emergency vehicle may operate at a gross weight not exceeding 86,000 pounds, subject to a maximum weight of:
(1) 24,000 pounds on a single steering axle;
(2) 33,500 pounds on a single drive axle;
(3) 62,000 pounds on a tandem axle;
(4) 52,000 pounds on a tandem rear drive steer axle.
(b) As used in this section, "emergency vehicle" means a vehicle designed to be used under emergency conditions to:
(1) Transport personnel and equipment; and
(2) support the suppression of fires and mitigation of other hazardous situations.
History:L. 2018, ch. 72, 3; July 1.



Date Composed: 12/31/2018 Date Modified: 12/31/2018

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