Vehicle Code Appendix B List of Violations Division 15 Size Weight and Load

Types of Violations
C – Civil
F – Felony
I – Infraction
M – Misdemeanor

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This section, excepting entries for Occupational Licensing and Business Regulation (Div.5), is provided by the California Highway Patrol as an informational guide only and is not intended to supplant sections of the vehicle code enacted into law. The following list has not been codified and does not carry the force or effect of statute.

Types of convictions received for violation of certain sections of Division 15 of the Vehicle Code.
Type VC Section Violation
I35100(a)Limitations on width.
I35100.5Cotton module mover width 130 inches.
I35101Width, 108 inches to outside of pneumatic tires.
I35102Loose agricultural products, 120 inches.
I35103(a)Maximum width due to appurtenance extending beyond six inches from either side wall.
I35104Special mobile or construction equipment, not to exceed 120 inches.
I35106(a)Motor coaches and buses, maximum width 102 inches.
I35106(b)Specified motor coaches and buses, maximum width 104 inches.
I35109Required devices, 10 inches each side, not to exceed 120 inches total width.
I 35110(a)Specified equipment projecting more than three inches beyond the side of a vehicle.
I35111Passenger vehicles, projecting load to left, or over 6 inches to right.
I35250Height, vehicle or load exceeding 14 feet.
I35251(a)Boom or mast with hydraulic mechanism secured by chain while vehicle being transported.
I35252(b)Pilot car; vertical measuring device securely attached with no damage to overhead structures and no hazard to surrounding traffic.
I35252(c)Pilot car operator; shall not slow 20 mph below speed limit or exit vehicle to measure clearance.
I35400(a)Length, single vehicle 40 feet (exception for housecars).
I35400(b)(6)An operator of a schoolbus shall not extend a crossing control arm while the schoolbus is in motion.
I35400(e)Properly mount bicycle on front of bus or trolley.
I35401(a)Length of combinations, 65 feet, exceptions.
I35401(b)Length of combinations, 75 feet, exceptions.
I 35401.5(g) A motorsports trailer exceeding the 56 foot maximum length.
I 35401.8(a) Length of combinations, 75 feet, exceptions for transportation of agricultural biomass.
I 35401.8(b) Transportation of agricultural biomass with 75 feet combination limited to specified counties.
I 35401.8(c) Transportation of agricultural biomass with 75 feet combinationprohibited on national network routes.
I35406(a)Load to front, not over 3 feet (with exceptions).
I35406(b)Load of motor vehicles, not to extend over 4 feet to front.
I35408Front bumper, not to extend over 2 feet forward.
I35410Projections to rear, not to exceed 2/3 wheelbase.
I35411(a)Length of combination and load, 75 feet (except poles or pipes).
I35411(b)Load shall be contained within the exterior dimensions of the vehicle, when the combination of vehicle exceeds 75 feet.
M135550(a)Weight on axle, 20,000 lbs.; one end of axle, 10,500 lbs.; Steering axle motor vehicle, 12,500 lbs.
M135551(a)Exceeding allowable weights for consecutive axles.
M135551.5Exceeding allowable weight limits for consecutive axles (alternate method). (Use appropriate subsection.)
M135554Weight on any one axle of a bus shall not exceed 20,500 lbs., if the bus procurement process was initiated before January 1, 2013.
M35600Solid tires, weight not to exceed 600 lbs. per inch of base width.
M35601Metal tires, not to exceed 500 lbs. per inch of base width.
M35655(a)Load restriction on state highway, exceeding posted limit.
I35655.6(a)A person shall not drive a commercial vehicle with three or more axles, or a gross vehicle weight or a combined gross weight of 9,000 lbs. or more, on the segment of SR-2 between I-210 in the City of La Canada Flintridge and County Route N4 (Big Pine Highway) in the County of Los Angeles.
M35753(a)Weight limit on bridges, exceeding posted limit.
M35783Special permit, carry and display upon demand.
I35783.5Warning signs removed or covered.
M35784(a)Special permit (size, weight, etc.), violation of terms.
M35784(c)Extra legal load, not on prescribed route.
M35784.5(a)Extra legal load, transporting without permit.
M35785(b)Single saw log under permit, 15 mph on bridge, 25 mph on highway.
M35786(b)Truck booster power unit operating in violation of permit.
M35789House mover, notify R.R. 36 hours before crossing.
M35790(g)Overwidth manufactured home, permit to be carried in manufactured home or power unit.
M35790(h)Violating terms of permit.
I35790.1(b)Combinations of motor vehicles and manufactured housing shall be equipped with adequate service brakes on towing vehicle.
I35790.1(c)Breakaway device on manufactured housing unit shall be equipped with electric brakes powered by wet cell rechargeable battery.
M35790.1(d)Weight imposed upon any tire, wheel, axle, drawbar, hitch, or other suspension component on manufactured housing unit shall not exceed manufacturer’s maximum weight rating for the item or component.
M35790.1(e)Maximum allowable weight on one housing unit axle shall not exceed 6000 pounds.Maximum allowable weight on one housing unit wheel shall not exceed 3000 pounds.
I35790.1(f)Manufactured housing unit tires shall be free from defects and have at least 2/32 of an inch tread depth.
M35790.1(g)Manufacturers shall provide transporters with a certification of compliance.Transporters shall make documents available to the CHP, DOT, municipal police officer, or deputy sheriff, including reserves.
M35790.1(h)Manufactured housing unit dealers shall provide transporters with certification of compliance document.Transporters shall make documentation available to CHP, DOT, and any municipal police officer or deputy sheriff, including reserves.
I35790.1(i)Transporters of manufactured housing units shall not transport any additional load in or upon unit that has not been certified.
I35790.1(j)Every hitch, coupling device, drawbar, or other connection shall be securely attached.
I35790.1(k)Manufactured housing units shall be equipped with an identification plate, and shall be positioned properly.
I35790.1(m)Manufactured housing units shall be equipped with proper side coverings.
M35790.1(n)Transporters shall make available all required documentation available to CHP, DOT, any municipal police officer or deputy sheriff including reserves.
1 NOTE: Violation of this VC section is a misdemeanor only if the amount of weight in violation exceeds 4,500 pounds. Otherwise, it is an infraction. See VC Section 40000.23 (c).