Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) and Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Weight Exemption
NGVs and PEVs may exceed the federal maximum gross vehicle weight limit for comparable conventional fuel vehicles by up to 2,000 pounds (lbs.). The NGV or PEV must not exceed a maximum gross vehicle weight of 82,000 lbs. (Reference Public Law 116-6 and 23 U.S. Code 127(s))
Agency: U.S. Department of Transportation
Enacted: Dec 4, 2015
Amended: Feb 15, 2019
Technologies: EVs, Natural Gas, PHEVs
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