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New Mexico Truck Oversize Regulations & Permit

New Mexico Truck Oversize Regulations & Permit

New Mexico Motor Transportation Division Permit Office

Address: 2500 Cerillos Road Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

Contact: (505 827-0376

Hours: 7:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (MT)

New Mexico Truck Permit

Single trip permits are valid for three (3) consecutive days.



Single23,000 (depending on spacings, 20,000/18,000 for all other roads)

Gross Weight:

5 Axles105,000
6 Axles119,000
7 Axles127,000
8 Axles150,000 (w/ single axle in back, with special approval)

Length: No set maximum, as long as trailer is 57’6” or less ( 65’ for all other roads)

Width: No set maximum. Each trip is looked at to see if it will be safe to travel on the route. 14’ wide needs escorts, 20’ wide requires route survey and a call to State Police. 30’ wide needs highways verification.

Height: No set maximum. Depends on the routes traveled. Over 15’6” needs a route survey and 18’ needs utility surveys.

When Escorts Are Needed:

*Escorts must be certified

On All Highways:                    # of Escorts

Width over 8’6” if deemed a hazard1
Width over 14’1
Width over 20’ for 5 or more milesPolice escort + Flagman
Length over 90’ up to 110”1
Length over 110’2 (Front & Rear)
Height 16’ and over: extra man or escort to check overhead clearances for wires or other structures (stated on permit if required)1
Height 18’ and over need clearance from utility companies and municipal and local authorities1
Overhang of vehicle/load infringes on opposing lane of 2-lane or overhangs adjoining lane of multiple lane highways1

Vectra Heavy Haulers, a company for heavy haul transport with a solid reputation, will ensure secure and trusted delivery services according to your needs.

Did you know that we have information on Arizona oversize permits as well?

We follow all the regulations and permits for transporting goods across state and local jurisdictions. For more regulatory information on Mexico Overweight Permit (OSOW).