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Fines for oversize violations in Missouri.

The operator of a trailer surpassing the state's prescribed weight limits incurs fines for each pound over the limit, with the specific dollar amount per pound determined by the county. Infractions related to logbook discrepancies result in fines of approximately $300 for each offense. Similarly, violations of grade restrictions are met with fines of approximately $300.


For the first 1,000 lbs over

For each pound over 1,000 lbs



$87.50 + $.10

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.


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Department of Transportation
Motor Carrier Services Division
OSOW Section
P.O. Box 893
Jefferson City, Missouri, 65102
PHONE: (573) 751-7100 (Local only)
(800) 877-8499

Hours of Business

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Central time)

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