Virginia Truck Lift Laws

Although Tennessee allows suspension lifts, body stops, spare wheels, tires, and bumpers, there are restrictions on the height of the frame and bumper. Cars and SUVs have a maximum frame height of 22″, trucks under 4,501 GVWR must not exceed 24″ frame height, GVWR from 4,501 to 7,500 have a maximum frame height of 26 inches, and vehicles with a GVWR of 7,501 to 10.00 have a maximum frame height of 28″. In addition to these height restrictions, the vehicle`s 4×4 bumpers must not be less than 14″ above the road and no more than 31″ passenger cars must not have bumpers of 22″ or less. In North Carolina, there are no restrictions on vehicle suspension. Suspension and facelifts are allowed and there are no laws limiting the height of the frame or bumper. Other spare parts are also allowed. Louisiana has no laws that limit the height of a vehicle`s suspension, frame, or bumper. Lifting kits and spare parts are allowed. If you`re driving in Virginia in a vehicle with the “Carolina Squat” modification, it may be time to buy the other half of this lifting kit. Governor Glenn Youngkin signed Senate Bill 777, which makes it illegal to operate a vehicle on public roads if its front bumper is four inches or higher than its rear bumper. While there are no laws in Alaska specifically mentioning suspension, there is a limit to the height of a vehicle chassis.

The body of the vehicle shall not exceed 3 inches above the top of the frame. The maximum chassis height for vehicles under 4,500 GVWR is 24 inches, 4,501-7,500 is 26 inches and 7,501 to 10,000 has a maximum height of 28 inches. Hanging lifting kits are allowed as long as they comply with these regulations. Aftermarket wheels, tires, bumpers and grille guards are also allowed. In Maine, spare parts such as suspension lifts, bumpers, wheels and tires, shock absorbers and grill guards are allowed. However, there is a framework law on height that must be respected when changing the suspension of a vehicle. The maximum height of the frame is based on the GVWR of the vehicles, for vehicles under 4,501 GVWR, the front must not exceed 24″ and the rear 26″, for 4,501 to 7,500, the front is limited to 27″ and the rear to 29″ and 7,501 to 10,000, the maximum front height is 28″ and the rear is 30″. Florida`s suspended platforms are controlled by a shock height limit based on the GVWR of the vehicles. The maximum height limit for GVWRs below 2,000 is 24″ front and 26″ rear, 2,000 to 2,999 inches front and 29 inches rear, and 3,000 to 5,000 inches front and 30 inches rear.

Any vehicle over 5,000 lbs of GVWR is exempt. As long as you follow the rules about bumper height, you can add suspension, as well as tires, wheels, bumpers, shock absorbers, and grille protection. There are several laws in Washington that apply to vehicle modifications. The frame shall not be less than the height of the sidewall of the tyres. Bumpers must be at least 4.5 inches high and subject to height restrictions based on GVWR. Bumper heights for vehicles under 4,500 GVWR must not exceed 24 inches at the front and 26 inches at the rear, bumpers for vehicles under 4,501 to 7,500 must not exceed 27 inches at the front and 29 inches at the rear, bumpers 7,501 and over have a bumper limit of 28 inches at the front and 30 inches at the rear, and car and SUV bumpers should not exceed 22 inches at the front and rear. Suspended lifts are allowed and outriggers are mandatory. Trucks under 4,501 GVWR can have front and rear bumpers up to 28 inches. Those with 4,501-7,500 GVWRs can have 29-inch front bumpers and 30-inch rear bumpers. Trucks between 7,501 and 15,000 GVWR can have a 30-inch high front bumper and a 31-inch rear bumper.

The minimum height for truck bumpers is 14 inches under the Virginia code. Mississippi has no laws limiting frame or bumper height, and aftermarket wheels, tires, bumpers, and grille protectors are allowed. Pennsylvania has many laws on street vehicle suspension. The front blocks are illegal and the rear blocks cannot exceed 5 inches. The height of the frame is limited to maximum shock height restrictions. Cars and SUVs cannot have bumpers larger than 22 inches, vehicles under 5,001 have a maximum bumper height of 24 inches at the front and 26 inches at the rear, vehicles under 5,001 to 7,000 have a maximum bumper height of 27 inches at the front and 29 inches at the rear, 7,001 to 9,000 have bumpers limited to 28 inches at the front and 30 inches at the rear, and 9,001 to 11,000 bumpers cannot exceed 30 inches at the front and 30 inches at the rear. Aftermarket wheels, tires, shock absorbers and bumpers are allowed. Vehicles must not be larger than 13.5 feet and must have front lifts. Virginia`s bump height regulations for trucks — pickup trucks and vans — are based on gross vehicle weight (GVWR). Nebraska has no laws limiting suspensions or modifications.

There are also no laws that prescribe a frame height or impact height restriction. Residents are allowed to install aftermarket bumpers, tires, wheels and grill guards. In North Dakota, there is a maximum suspended lifting height of 4 inches. In addition, the body of the vehicle must not exceed 42″ and the bumpers have a maximum height of 27 inches. In addition to these vehicle height restrictions, tires must not exceed 44.” In New Hampshire, the bumper height is limited to 30″. As long as the hump height limit is respected, residents are free to install suspension lift kits, wheels, tires, bumpers and grille protectors. Arizona allows the use of aftermarket tires and wheels, replacement bumpers, grille protectors, and suspension lift kits. There are no laws limiting the height of the frame or bumper.

If a suspension lift is installed, it is necessary to use mud flaps and wings. Although lifting kits are allowed in Massachusetts, they are limited to 2″. Other aftermarket modifications such as bumpers, grille protection, wheels and tires are also allowed. In Hawaii, a vehicle chassis cannot be higher than the bumper, the body cannot be higher than 3 inches higher than the frame. The height of the bumper is limited by the GVWR. The maximum height limit for GVWRs below 4,500 is 29″ front and rear, 4,501″ to 7,500″ front and rear, and 7,501″ to 10,000 35″ front and rear. Vehicles over 10,000 lbs of GVWR are exempt. In addition, a bodylift should not exceed 3″. You can still use aftermarket bumpers, wheels, tires, and grille protection. You can install lifts and suspension wheels, tires and bumpers in New York as long as you don`t exceed the bump height limit.

Vehicle elevators in Nevada are regulated based on vehicle height. The bodywork must be less than or equal to 28″ for a total weight of less than 4,501, 30″ for a total weight between 4,501 and 7,500 and 32″ for vehicles with a total weight between 7,501 and 10,000. As long as a vehicle maintains these body heights, suspension elevators as well as aftermarket tires, wheels and bumpers are allowed. Vermont has no laws limiting frame height, bumper height, or suspension modifications. Vermont drivers are also allowed to install aftermarket tires, wheels, shock absorbers and bumpers. So far, there are no laws limiting suspension modifications, but there is a pending law that will limit the height of the frame to 23″ and the bodylift to 5″. Aftermarket wheels, tires, bumpers and grille guards are fine. Arkansas residents can install suspension platforms, spare wheels and tires, spare bumpers, and grille protection. There are no laws regarding frame height, bodylift height or bumper height.

In Rhode Island, there are no limits on frame height, bumper height, or body lifts, but the suspension cannot be raised by more than 4.” Other spare parts such as bumpers, wheels, tires and shock absorbers are allowed. According to Virginia law, bumpers must remain in the range of 14 inches to 22 inches above the ground if the driver wants to lift the car. The range is determined by measuring any point on the lower edge of the horizontal main bumper, except for bumper protectors. Montana allows residents to install suspension lift kits and spare tires, wheels and bumpers with no height limit. They are one of the least restrictive states when it comes to vehicle modifications. Motor vehicles whose front suspension has been modified by the use of elevator blocks may not operate on any Commonwealth highway. In New Mexico, there are no laws that place restrictions on suspended elevators, bumper or frame height, or aftermarket wheels, tires, bumpers, shock absorbers, and grille protection. The mounting height required for bumpers in New York is between 16 and 20 inches and trucks cannot exceed 30 inches. Colorado happens to be a bit vague when it comes to vehicle modification laws.