OAR 734-071-0030
Equipment Requirements


In vehicle combinations featuring more than one trailer or semitrailer, the shortest trailer shall be positioned to the rear of the combination, except that a motor carrier may position the shortest trailer at the front when it is more than 1,500 pounds heavier than the other trailer or semitrailer.


A tow dolly, designed to support one axle of a towed vehicle, may be utilized when one vehicle is towing another. The towing vehicle must be a full size motor vehicle (e.g., truck, motor home, automobile or pickup). Compact or subcompact motor vehicles shall not be used. It is recommended that:


The vehicle being towed not exceed the weight limitations recommended by the tow dolly manufacturer; and


The towing vehicle must not exceed the manufacturer’s rated towing capacity.

Source: Rule 734-071-0030 — Equipment Requirements, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=734-071-0030.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 734-071-0030’s source at or​.us