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Chapter 46.44 RCW



HTMLPDF 46.44.010Outside width limit.
HTMLPDF 46.44.013Appurtenances on recreational vehicles.
HTMLPDF 46.44.020Maximum heightImpaired clearance signs.
HTMLPDF 46.44.030Maximum lengths.
HTMLPDF 46.44.034Maximum lengthsFront and rear protrusions.
HTMLPDF 46.44.036Combination of unitsLimitation.
HTMLPDF 46.44.037Combination of unitsLawful operations.
HTMLPDF 46.44.041Maximum gross weightsWheelbase and axle factors.
HTMLPDF 46.44.042Maximum gross weightsAxle and tire factors.
HTMLPDF 46.44.043Cement trucksAxle loading controls.
HTMLPDF 46.44.047Excess weightLogging trucksSpecial permitsCounty or city permitsFeesDiscretion of arresting officer.
HTMLPDF 46.44.049Effect of weight on highwaysStudy authorized.
HTMLPDF 46.44.050Minimum length of wheelbase.
HTMLPDF 46.44.060Outside load limits for passenger vehicles.
HTMLPDF 46.44.070Drawbar requirementsTrailer whipping or weavingTowing flag.
HTMLPDF 46.44.080Local regulationsState highway regulations.
HTMLPDF 46.44.090Special permits for oversize or overweight movements.
HTMLPDF 46.44.091Special permitsGross weight limit.
HTMLPDF 46.44.0915Heavy haul industrial corridorsOverweight sealed containers and vehicles.
HTMLPDF 46.44.092Special permitsOverall width limits, exceptionsApplication for permit.
HTMLPDF 46.44.093Special permitsDiscretion of issuerConditions.
HTMLPDF 46.44.0941Special permitsFees.
HTMLPDF 46.44.095Temporary additional tonnage permitsFees.
HTMLPDF 46.44.096Special permitsDetermining feeTo whom paid.
HTMLPDF 46.44.098Increase in federal limits on sizes and weightsIncreases by commission.
HTMLPDF 46.44.101Interstate travel by specialized equipment.
HTMLPDF 46.44.105Enforcement proceduresPenaltiesExceptionRules.
HTMLPDF 46.44.110Liability for damage to highways, bridges, etc.
HTMLPDF 46.44.120Liability of owner, others, for violations.
HTMLPDF 46.44.130Farm implementsGross weight and size limitation exceptionPenalty.
HTMLPDF 46.44.140Farm implementsSpecial permitsPenalty.
HTMLPDF 46.44.150Highway improvement vehiclesGross weight limit excesses authorizedLimitations.
HTMLPDF 46.44.170Mobile home or park model trailer movement special permit and decalResponsibility for taxesLicense platesRules.
HTMLPDF 46.44.173Notice to treasurer and assessor of county where mobile home or park trailer to be located.
HTMLPDF 46.44.175PenaltiesHearing.
HTMLPDF 46.44.180Operation of mobile home pilot vehicle without insurance unlawfulAmountsExceptionPenalty.
HTMLPDF 46.44.190Firefighting apparatus.
HTMLPDF 46.44.200Vehicles or combination of vehicles with weight rating over forty thousand pounds and transporting cattleMandatory stops at state patrol-operated ports of entryExceptionPenaltyApplication.


Rules of court: Bail in criminal traffic offense casesMandatory appearanceCrRLJ 3.2.
Traffic infractionsMonetary penalty scheduleIRLJ 6.2.
Auto transportation companies: Chapter 81.68 RCW.
Permitting escape of load materials: RCW 46.61.655.