Truck And Trailer Dimensions

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Justin A.'s Comment
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Hi there, just got a garmin dezl and it's asking for full dimensions of truck and trailer. What are the average dimensions for a freightliner columbia with a 53 foot trailer?

Tractor Man's Comment
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Approx.70-72 feet long bumper to bumper. I won't tell you how tall. You should know that like the back of your hand. Max Weight? Same as above.

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Justin A.'s Comment
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Haha yeah 13'6" 80k lbs this thing asks for width also

Tractor Man's Comment
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You should know that too. Right in the CDL Manual

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Michael V.'s Comment
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102 inches wide

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