Idle Reduction Weight Exemption

Any motor vehicle equipped with qualifying idle reduction technology may exceed the state’s gross vehicle weight limits by up to 550 pounds to compensate for the additional weight of the idle reduction technology. To be eligible for the weight exemption, the vehicle operator must be able to provide proof that the idle reduction technology is fully functional.

(Reference Texas Statutes, Transportation Code 622.955)

Jurisdiction: Texas

Type: State Incentives

Enacted: Jun 17, 2011

Amended: Sep 1, 2021

Technologies: Idle Reduction

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