How to Weigh Your Truck or RV on a CAT Scale

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"When you’ve loaded up your RV for the first time, ensure you make a pitstop at a CAT Scale location. You may think you have a good idea of how much your RV weighs, but it’s best and safest to have an actual number."

What Is a CAT Scale?

The CAT Scale Company “provides the professional truck driver a reliable, accurate, and certified weight through the cooperative relationship with our truckstop partners.” You can find the scales at over 2,000 truck stops all over the country.

Who Can Use a CAT Scale?

Anyone can use a CAT Scale. Even though the company serves the trucking industry, truckers aren’t the only drivers allowed to use the scales. Anyone with an oversized vehicle can and should use it.

Why You Should Weigh Your Truck or RV

RVing is much more enjoyable when you have the right weight. If you tow a travel trailer or fifth wheel that is too heavy, it can create serious problems. RVs can only hold a certain amount of weight for safe travel. Exceeding that risk can damage your tow vehicle's frame, cause tire blowouts, and damage your towing equipment. Tap below to learn more!

How to Find a CAT Scale Near You

To find a scale near you, download the CAT Scale Locator app. You can search for locations near you or along your route. You can also save places that you know you’ll use frequently.

How to Weigh Your Vehicle Using a CAT Scale

Look for the large sign indicating the scale's location at the truck stop after using the CAT Scale locator app to find a location near you. They are usually at the back where truckers fuel up. Arriving at the truck stop shouldn't take more than a few minutes. Tap below to find out what you need to do.

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