What is a commercial vehicle?
A commercial vehicle is a vehicle designated "commercial" when it is titled or registered to a company. Commercial vehicles may include company cars, fleet vehicles, or other vehicles used for commercial purposes.
What are the classes of commercial vehicles?
Class 1 is the smallest commercial vehicle and includes light-duty trucks or vans that weigh up to 6,000 pounds.
Class 2 commercial vehicles are standard full-size pickup trucks (Ford F-150, Ram 1500, Chevy Silverado) that weigh between 6,001-10,000 pounds.
Class 3 commercial vehicles weigh between 10,001-14,000 pounds.
Class 4 commercial vehicles weigh between 14,001-16,000 pounds.
Class 5 commercial vehicles weigh between 16,001-19,500 pounds.
Class 6 commercial vehicles weigh between 19,501-26,000 pounds.
Class 7 commercial vehicles weigh between 26,001-33,000 pounds.
Class 8 commercial vehicles such as semi-trucks that weigh over 33,001 pounds.
Class 9 commercial vehicles are special, heavy-duty vehicles used for mining and other demanding activities.
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