Weight of vehicle obtained on uncalibrated scale insufficient to establish violation.

Topic: Overweight Trucks, Decided by Judge Schroer 
Docket Number: 1556276 , Decision Date: 2015-08-21 
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The Department of Public Safety failed to demonstrate that the weight of a tractor-trailer’s axles exceeded permitted limits because the static scale used to measure the axle weights had not been calibrated and the trucking company presented credible evidence to refute the accuracy of the [..] Read More..

Petitioner’s non-compliance with permit warranted static scale reading and subsequent fine for exceeding single-axle weight limit.

Topic: Overweight Trucks, Decided by Judge Teate 
Docket Number: 1405544 , Decision Date: 2013-09-25 
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The Department of Public Safety correctly assessed a fine against a transport company where its vehicle exceeded the single-axle limit by over a thousand pounds. Because Petitioner’s driver was operating on a route not authorized by its single-trip permit, the weigh station inspector could elect [..] Read More..

Fine for non-compliance with truck permit.

Topic: Overweight Trucks, Decided by Judge Woodard 
Docket Number: 1021581 , Decision Date: 2010-04-02 
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The Department of Public Safety properly fined Petitioners, a trucking company and its driver.  Petitioners were operating a trailer with axles’ lengths shorter by a half a foot than their permit allowed, resulting in an uneven distribution of weight.