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Old 11-30-2014, 01:37 PM   #15
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Old 11-30-2014, 02:44 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Mr_D View Post
Some states (CA used to do it) required you to stop if the rig was registered to an LLC because they considered the LLC to be a business. I think CA quit doing that now though
I didn't know that. I have a friend (yes, a friend) that has had a Mt LLC for many years and he's never stopped at a weigh station in California. I don't see how they would know he was LLC when he drove by.

As far as the OP goes, if he's towing a 5th wheel I don't think he'd get a second look from an LEO.

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Old 11-30-2014, 04:55 PM   #17
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Being paid to drive has nothing to do with being required to go through a scale. Nor does the type of vehicle. The ONLY issue is are you a Common Carrrier with a DOT number. If so you must go through the scales. However certain states require certain types of vehicles to enter scales even though not a common carrier but those exceptions are signed well before the scale. If your vehicle is a private Coach with no DOT Reg Number you are free to pass by.
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Well got my rig. And just hauled the kountry aire 500 miles. Pulled excellent. Actually tamed the rough ride a bit. The heavy 5th wheel and the fresh water tank half full probably helped. Averaged 8mpg at between 65 and 68mph. 6 speed allison hardly ever came out overdrive. The 8.1L gas engine does really well.

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