Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Weight Exemption

A vehicle primarily powered by natural gas may exceed the state’s gross vehicle weight limits by a weight equal to the difference between the weight of the vehicle with the natural gas tank and fueling system and the weight of a comparable vehicle with a diesel tank and fueling system. The NGV maximum gross weight may not exceed 82,000 pounds.

(Reference Rhode Island General Laws 31-25-2)

Jurisdiction: Rhode Island

Type: State Incentives

Enacted: Jun 18, 2018

Technologies: Natural Gas

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