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Fines for oversize violations in Kansas.

Diversion is not permissible for any violation outlined in this chapter. Upon a first offense, probation or parole may be granted for up to half of the fine, provided all court costs are paid. However, for a second offense, no probation or parole is permitted, and the full fine and costs must be paid. In the case of a third offense within a 12-month period, the fine schedule will be doubled, and the court may impose jail time as deemed appropriate (Code 1981 § 43-673, Code 1995 § 142-738).

As per Code 1981 § 43-672 and Code 1995 § 142-737, the fines for violating legal limitations are as follows: [continue with the specific fine details].


100 lbs > 500 lbs

500 lbs > 1,000 lbs

1,000 lbs > 1,500 lbs

1,500 lbs > 2,000 lbs

2,000 lbs > 20,000 lbs

20,000 lbs >







$.10 for every pound overweight

$.30 for every pound overweight

Escort vehicle requirements can vary widely from state to state, encompassing mandatory driver qualifications, training, certifications, vehicle weights, mandatory signage, flags, lighting specifications, essential onboard equipment, and other factors. The SafeGuard team is well-equipped to furnish you with comprehensive information on any additional requirements specific to your designated route.



Kansas Department of Transportation
Central Permitting Office
Eisenhower State Office Building
700 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603
PHONE: 785-368-6501

Hours of Business

Permits 8:00AM - 4:45PM (Mon - Fri, Central time) | Self-issue 24/7

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