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Weigh stations are in place to ensure trucks do not exceed the maximum weight of 80,000 pounds. They are operated by the Department of Transportation or Department of Motor Vehicles depending on the state. Weigh stations categorize loads as either divisible or non-divisible. Divisible loads can be divided into smaller groups such as pallets, where non-divisible loads such as large equipment cannot.
When a weigh station is open, trucks must enter to weigh-in. Most stations have rolling scales to help with conjestion. Truckers are also subject to show logbooks as well as freight and truck paperwork. At a weigh station, trucks can be inspected for equipment safety to ensure things like tires and brakes are operating properly. Violations are subject to fines.
Commercial motor vehicle and some large moving or transportation trucks with a specific gross vehicle weight, depending on the state. Some states such as Texas and California require all commercial vehicles to stop whereas Ohio, New Jersey, and Kentucky require a truck to stop at a weigh station if it weighs 10,000 pounds or more.