PennDOT eliminates weight class stickers

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Weight class stickers now not have to be used for big vans on Pa. roads.

The Pennsylvania Division of Transportation mentioned Friday it has eradicated weight class stickers because it strikes to focus extra on modernization and streamlining processes.

The sticker is printed on a car’s registration cared and is proven throughout a car cease. Vehicles with a registered weight of 5,001 lbs. or higher had been required to have a sticker on the within of the windshield, PennDOT mentioned.

 “This was an antiquated and unreliable indicator for regulation enforcement and inconvenient for the trade/car house owners. The dependable strategy to decide the car’s registered weight is for the regulation enforcement officer to assessment the present registration card,” PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian mentioned.

PennDOT introduced its intent to discontinue using the stickers in Might of 2020.

“Elimination of weight class stickers is a win-win for PennDOT and the trucking trade, saving prices and chopping unnecessary purple tape,” Rebecca Oyler, Pennsylvania Motor Truck Affiliation (PMTA) President and CEO mentioned. “PMTA has lengthy supported this transformation and is happy with this last rulemaking, which can profit the house owners of an estimated 1.6 million business and non-commercial autos.”

All motorized vehicle varieties and publications associated to weight class stickers are being up to date to take away the reference of a “weight class sticker.” The up to date varieties might be accessible on our web site at

Extra data might be discovered on PennDOT’s Driver and Car Service web site below the Elimination of Truck Weight Class Stickers web page.

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