Single Trip Permits
Single-trip commercial license, temporary fuel, or temporary PUC (single state registration) permits.
Oversize / Overweight
Allows for the movement on state highways of a vehicle transporting a non-divisible load that exceeds size, weight, or size and weight limitations.
Over 80K on the interstate
Single-trip permit which allows a motor vehicle to exceed 80,000 pounds when traveling on the Interstate Highways. The permit does not allow a motor vehicle to exceed its legal axle weight, legal tire weight, or the weight as allowed by the Bridge Gross Weight Formula.
Movement to scale site
Single-trip permit to allow a motor vehicle to move to the nearest available public or private scale to determine whether a load is properly placed on the motor vehicle. Before a single-trip permit is requested, the operator moving a load in question must obtain
approval from the private scale operator to weigh the vehicle and its load. A motor vehicle operator issued a permit to move to a weigh scale may not leave the scale site unless his load conforms to all legal weight limits or he obtains an overweight permit.
Books of 10
Self issue books of permits for single trip commercial licensing, telephonic coupons, and construction plate permits.
Extended Length Permits
Over 80K on the interstate
Allows a motor vehicle to exceed 80,000 pounds when traveling on the Interstate Highways. The permit does not allow a motor vehicle to exceed its legal axle weight, legal tire weight, or the weight as allowed by the Bridge Gross Weight Formula.
Allows for the movement on State Trunk Highways of an oversized truck-mounted or tractor-towed stack mover.
Allows the movement on State Trunk Highways of a cement truck equipped with an overweight booster axle (not a variable load or lift axle) before July1, 1996 whose loaded weight exceeds that allowed by SDCL 32-22-21 but does not exceed 600 pounds per inch of tire width.
Baled Livestock Feed
Allows movement of overwidth baled feed or baled flaxstraw on a truck. The load may not exceed a width of 12 feet, or a height of 14 feet 3 inches.
Allows a dealer or a commercial operator of farm machinery to move oversized vehicles or equipment over state highways up to 16 feet wide on the Interstate and 20 feet wide on the state highway system.
Allows for the movement of a non-divisible oversize but not overweight load being hauled on a single unit or combination of two units up to a width of 14 feet 6 inches. Side overhang may not exceed 3 feet 3 inches. Total combined front and rear overhang may not exceed 30 feet. Total length of a single unit is limited to 60 feet, including load overhang. Total length for a two unit combination is limited to 85 feet, including load overhang, and the second unit’s wheelbase may not exceed 43 feet.
Lift Axle/ Variable Load Axle
Allows a motor vehicle to be overweight when making a turn due to the lifting of a lift axle or variable load axle in order to make the turn. This permit allows the raising of the lift axle 100 feet before beginning a turn provided the axle is lowered within 100 feet after completing the turn. Not available for trailers.
Allows for the movement of a manufactured homes up to 16 feet wide, 15 feet high and 80 feet or less in length.
Allows for the movement of a semi-trailer manufactured for moving oversize equipment up to 10 feet wide and up to 110 feet long, but not over-height or overweight. Can be assigned to a trailer or the power unit.
Allows a custom harvester to operate one or more over-width, over-height, or over-width and over-height vehicles on the State Trunk Highway System. This permit is not to be confused with the annual Harvest Permit issued on a per vehicle basis that allows a truck to operate commercially. Valid only when actively engaged in harvesting.
Allows for the extra use of highways during commercial harvesting in lieu of other forms of commercial licensing. Valid for the period from January 1 to December 31. Required for any grain hauling unit (i.e. a tractor and trailer require two permits).
Allows the daytime movement of self-propelled equipment which is up to 10 feet wide and up to 55 feet long.
For the transportation of utility poles up to 85 feet long by an electric utility company on a vehicle consisting of a straight truck-trailer combination or a semi-tractor-trailer combination.
Allows for the movement of a semitrailer manufactured before July 1, 1998 over 53 feet long but not longer than 60 feet. The overall length of the tractor and semitrailer may not exceed 80 feet.
Slow on Interstate
This permit is valid only when no parallel route is available. Allows the movement of a vehicle that cannot maintain a speed of 40 miles per hour on Interstate Highways. The vehicle must display flashing warning lights and must be driven as far to the right as possible.