My truck and trailer is too Long per DOT

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  1. 062

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  3. mslashbar

    mslashbar Medium Load Member

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    The 65' problem is because of the pickup pulling a trailer. If you take the box off then it will be considered a tractor/trailer instead of a truck/trailer and you shouldn't be limited to 65'.
     
  4. MTN Boomer

    MTN Boomer Road Train Member

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    Look at a Rand Mcanally Atlas and the highlight routes are the state and national systems. He probably has stopped a similar truck and trailer before,
     
  5. Roguefox

    Roguefox Light Load Member

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    I see DOT pulling over hotshots all the time and tbey have a tape measure out. Seems to be an easy payday for them.
     
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  6. OldeSkool

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    It doesn’t matter if you fix it or not. They will just write you up for something else. I keep my truck up to the point I know it’s safe and as legal as I legitimately can keep it. DOT tickets just happen occasionally. Get used to it.
     
  7. singlescrewshaker

    singlescrewshaker Road Train Member

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    This this the correct answer right here..

     
  8. Lite bug

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    clausland, 062 and singlescrewshaker Thank this.
  9. SoulScream84

    SoulScream84 Road Train Member

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    Good, get them off the roads, half of them don't operate legally or safely anyways
     
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  10. Dockbumper

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    OUCH!:(o_O:D
     
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  11. Lite bug

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    Wow
     
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