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Registered gross weight

Most license plates for trucks, trailers and buses have either a weight sticker or stacked letters on the left side that indicate the registered gross weight in pounds. If the letters are stacked, the top letter designates the registered gross weight:

  • A = 4,500
  • B = 6,000
  • C = 8,000
  • X = 10,000
  • D = 12,000
  • Y = 14,000*
  • E = 16,000
  • F = 20,000
  • G = 26,000
  • H = 32,000
  • J = 38,000
  • K = 44,000
  • L = 50,000
  • M = 54,000
  • N = 56,000
  • P = 62,000
  • Q = 68,000
  • R = 73,000
  • S = 76,000
  • T = 80,000

*Trailers only

Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service

Last modified: February 23, 2012

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