Traffic Regulation FAQ 7

Are municipal vehicles exempt from the weight limitations on municipal roads?

With certain exceptions, the answer is no. Wis. Stat. sec. 348.18 provides that the weight limitations authorized and imposed under secs. 348.15 to 348.17 and the penalties for violations thereof apply to vehicles owned by the state, a county or municipality, except when such vehicles are being used to remove, treat or sand snow or ice or when such vehicles are authorized emergency vehicles.