Originally Posted by JIMNLIN
There are no states that use the vehicle mfg gross weight or GVWR for how much load a truck can carry legally.
Actually, Minnesota does.
Mn Statute 169.81 Subd.3c. reads in part:
Subd. 3c.Recreational vehicle combination.
Notwithstanding subdivision 3, a recreational vehicle combination may be operated without a permit if:
(1) the combination does not consist of more than three vehicles, and the towing rating of the full-size pickup truck or recreational truck-tractor is equal to or greater than the total weight of all vehicles being towed;
However, I have not seen or heard of anyone getting checked or even stopped for this potential violation.