The Arkansas Excess Size or Weights Surety Bond is required by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The bond amount required is $1,000. Should the person fail to pay any sum owing to the Department within 30 days after due, the Department may execute upon the bond. This bond is fairly easy to obtain; all we need is a completed application.
What is the purpose of an Arkansas Excess Size or Weights Surety Bond?
There are certain types of vehicles that will need a permit to use public highways. The permit will allow the applicant to operate a vehicle or combination of vehicles, whose size and weight (including load) have already exceeded the maximum weight allowed. These are the dimensions of weight limit where a permit is required:
- Width: 8 feet, 6 inches
- Height: 13 feet, 6 inches
- Length: determined by trailer length as required by law
- Weight: 80,000 pounds gross weight of vehicle/s and cargo on 5 or more axles
- Axle weight: 20,000 pounds on a single axle, 34,000 pounds on a tandem axle, 12, 000 pounds on the front axle, except vehicles of special design
A surety bond amounting to $1,000 dollars is also required. The bond guarantees that all taxes and fees will be paid so that maintenance and upkeep of infrastructure will be ongoing.
Where can I get an Arkansas Excess Size or Weights Surety Bond?
Surety Solutions Insurance Services, Inc can easily get you an Arkansas Excess Size or Weights Surety Bond. In most cases, your application for a bond can be approved within one business day. All you need to do is fill out our easy to navigate online application form, and wait for one of our agents to contact you for payment plus further instructions.
Our company, Surety1, has been in the business since 2003, and we are rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau.