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Old 11-25-2006, 06:37 AM   #1
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Can you get your rig weighed at a DOT highway weigh station or is that frowned upon?
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It would probably depend on how busy they were with commercial trucks and the disposition of the folks manning the station. I'd suggest parking outside and asking before rolling up on their scales.
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I do it all the time. Pick a time when they are closed, drive up and read the numbers. every scale I have seen will have the scales turned on even if they are closed, so I can take all the time I want. In fact, I have even unhooled a few times to weigh certain parts of the trailer.
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Pop into a CAT Scale at a Flying J. It is only $8-$9 and will give you Truck with Pin Weight, and Trailer less Pin Weight.

The best is to look for RVSEF to have an individual wheel weighing. Then you will really know the loading on your tires and the air pressure they should have.
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