Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-15-2009, 01:54 PM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 61
Year: 1990
Chassis: International
Engine: DT360
Weigh station etiquette

I was thinking of weighing my bus but have never been to a weigh station. Does anyone know how they work? Are they for commercial vehicles only? is there a cost? I live in Oregon
icnivad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2009, 09:27 PM   #2
Bus Nut
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: downriver, detroit mi
Posts: 794
Re: Weigh station etiquette

you can also get weighed at a scrap metal dealer or grain elevator.
paul iossi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2009, 09:34 PM   #3
Bus Crazy
timbuk's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: vancouver island bc
Posts: 1,028
Year: 1965
Coachwork: thomas
Chassis: chevy
Engine: 350
Re: Weigh station etiquette

a couple of other places include the gravel pit or a redi mix place been weighed at both!if you end up at a government one, be on your best behavior! they can make your life hell...
timbuk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2009, 11:08 AM   #4
Joe Monstermaker's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 50
Re: Weigh station etiquette

I drive trucks... and I avoid the highway scales like the plague even if I'm legal... when they're open.
But, I use them all the time when they're closed. Most leave the window shades open so you can read your weight, some even turn the display to face out the window. No one cares what you're driving when they aren't open.
Joe Monstermaker is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weigh Stations? travelinwithus Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 3 11-13-2012 10:47 AM
dump station at house bansil Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10 04-10-2012 08:40 PM
What does your bus weigh? (approx) nearhomeless Conversion General Discussions 12 06-02-2009 10:37 PM
Dump station location Steve Conversion General Discussions 7 09-28-2006 10:03 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.