Elimination of Truck Weight Class Stickers Frequently Asked Questions
1. Why is PennDOT no longer issuing truck weight class stickers?
2. Do I still have to register my vehicle?
3. How will law enforcement know the weight class of my vehicle?
4. Do I have to remove my sticker(s)?1. Why is PennDOT no longer issuing truck weight class stickers?
Registration class stickers were an antiquated and unreliable indicator for law enforcement and an inconvenient administrative burden for the industry/vehicle owners. Their elimination will result in a cost savings for taxpayers. 2. Do I still have to register my vehicle?
Yes. Customers are still required to maintain current vehicle registration, and must present a registration card to law enforcement when asked. A valid registration card is also still required when having a safety and/or emissions inspection completed.3. How will law enforcement know the weight class of my vehicle?
A vehicle's weight classification is printed on the vehicle's registration card carried within a vehicle and produced during a vehicle stop. Law enforcement determines the vehicle’s registered weight by reviewing the current registration card. Law enforcement also has access to the record to confirm the information on the registration card.4. Do I have to remove my sticker(s) on or after January 29, 2022?
No, you are not required to remove your sticker(s).Return to Frequently Asked Questions