Weight Restrictions Normal and Thaw Periods

Normal Period

Trailer Steer Axle Drive Axle Trailer Axle Max Gross Max Payload
2 Axle US 12000 lbs*
5443 kg
34000 lbs*
15422 kg
34000 lbs*
15422 kg
80400 lbs*
36468 kg
46300 lbs*
21000 kg
2 Axle Que 12125 lbs
5500 kg
39683 lbs
18000 kg
39683 lbs
18000 kg
91491 lbs
41500 kg
55000 lbs
24948 kg
2 Axle Heater 12125 lbs
5500 kg
39683 lbs
18000 kg
39683 lbs
18000 kg
91491 lbs
41500 kg
54000 lbs
24494 kg
3 Axle 12125 lbs
5500 kg
39683 lbs
18000 kg
57320 lbs
26000 kg
109000 lbs
49442 kg
68000 lbs
30844 kg
3 Axle heater 12125 lbs
5500 kg
39683 lbs
18000 kg
57320 lbs
26000 kg
109000 lbs
49442 kg
67000 lbs
30391 kg
3 Axle Reefer 12125 lbs
5500 kg
39683 lbs
18000 kg
57320 lbs
26000 kg
109000 lbs
49442 kg
66000 lbs
29937 kg

*400 lbs Gross weight exemption US, CFR Title 23, Section 558, 17(n)

Thaw Period

Trailer Steer Axle Drive Axle Trailer Axle Max Gross Max Payload
2 Axle US 12000 lbs*
5443 kg
34000 lbs*
15422 kg
34000 lbs*
15422 kg
80400 lbs*
36500 kg
46300 lbs*
20950 kg
2 Axle Que 12000 lbs
5500 kg
34172 lbs
15500 kg
34172 lbs
15500 kg
80469 lbs
36500 kg
46300 lbs
20950 kg
2 Axle Heater Que 12000 lbs
5500 kg
34172 lbs
15500 kg
34172 lbs
15500 kg
80469 lbs
36500 kg
45120 lbs
20460 kg
3 Axle 12000 lbs
5500 kg
34172 lbs
15500 kg
48500 lbs
22000 kg
94800 lbs
43000 kg
53700 lbs
24358 kg
3 Axle heater 12000 lbs
5500 kg
34172 lbs
15500 kg
48500 lbs
22000 kg
94800 lbs
43000 kg
52700 lbs
23904 kg
3 Axle Reefer 12000 lbs
5500 kg
34172 lbs
15500 kg
48500 lbs
22000 kg
94800 lbs
43000 kg
51700 lbs
23451 kg

*400 lbs Gross weight exemption US, CFR Title 23, Section 558, 17(n)

Zone 1 – March 14 to May 13 2016

Zone 2 – March 21 to May 22 2016

Zone 3 – March 28 to May 27 2016

Quebec Thaw Zones