14.56.080 Definitions and truck classification.

For purposes of this chapter:

A.    Commercial vehicle shall mean a vehicle having a commercial license plate.

B.    1 ton = 2000 LBS.

C.    Truck classifications shall be defined as follows:

Descriptive Size

Class

Gross Vehicle Weight (lbs)

# Of Axles

# Of Tires

Representative Vehicles

Light

1

<6,000

2

4

Pick-Up, Van

2

6,000-10,000

2

4

Step Van, Small Courier Van

Medium

3

10,000-14,000

2

6

Metro Van, Small Tow Truck

4

14,000-16,000

2

6

Flat Bed

5

16,000-19,500

2

6

Large Tow Truck, Stake Truck, Package Delivery Van

Light-Heavy

6

19,500-26,000

3

6

Single Unit Truck (30’), Moving Van, Beverage Truck, Home Heating Oil Truck, Armored Car, Mini Bus

Heavy

7

26,000-33,000

3

10

Tractor/Trailer (40’), Moving Truck, Dump Truck, Transit Bus

8

>33,000

3

3 +

10

10 +

Tractor/Trailer (50’), Moving Truck, Freight Truck, Concrete Truck, Gravel Truck, Articulated Bus, Greyhound Bus

(Ord. 6799-NS § 1 (part), 2004)