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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 013 : Operation of Vehicles

Subchapter 015 : Weight, Size, Loads

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1401)
  • § 1401. Contents of permit

    (a) The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles shall incorporate in the permit such descriptive matter as to the highways to be traveled over, his or her restrictions as to width and character of the wheels of such tractor, trailer, motor truck, or other motor vehicle, and such other regulations as in his or her judgment seem most conducive to a proper use of the highways.

    (b) The Commissioner shall adopt rules under 3 V.S.A. chapter 25 governing the conditions to be incorporated in the permit. These rules shall also assign each condition to one of three categories, depending on the seriousness of a violation of the condition.

    (c) Violation of a rule adopted under this section shall constitute a traffic violation.

    (d) A person who violates a rule adopted under this section shall be subject to the following penalties: $100.00 for a Category I violation; $200.00 for a Category II violation; and $300.00 for a Category III violation. (Amended 1969, No. 212 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. March 25, 1970; 1997, No. 120 (Adj. Sess.), § 9b, eff. Aug. 1, 1998.)