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Vermont Lift Laws and Vehicle Equipment Laws


There are very few street legal laws that restrict vehicle modifications in Vermont, making it one of the most off-road vehicle friendly states in the country. Residents are free to install suspension lift kits, aftermarket wheels and tires, performance shocks, aftermarket bumpers, and grille guards on their vehicles.






Governing Laws

Code

Street legal laws for Vermont are listed in the Vermont Statutes (VS).

VS Title 23






Vehicle Dimensions

Dimensions

Vehicle size in Vermont is restricted to a maximum width of 102 inches, a maximum height of 13 feet 6 inches, and a maximum single vehicle length of 46 feet.

VS 23-13-1431
VS 23-13-1432






Tire Restrictions

Tires

The only requirement for tires in Vermont is that they be in safe operating condition, without any bulges or exposed cords. There is no minimum tire tread depth and no reference to tire grooving in the code.






Wheel Restrictions

Wheels

Vermont does not cover wheels in its laws.






Braking Requirements

Brakes

Cars and trucks driven in Vermont are required to have brakes that act on all 4 wheels. All vehicles must be capable of stopping from a speed of 20 mph within 30 feet. A secondary, mechanical, parking brake is required.

VS 23-13-1307
VS 23-13-1308






Steering Laws

Steering

Steering systems is not covered under Vermont's laws.






Suspension Laws

Suspension

There are currently no suspension lift limits or suspension modification restrictions in Vermont.






Frame Requirements

Frame

There are no vehicle frame height limits in Vermont.






Bumper Restrictions

Bumpers

There are no bumper height restrictions in Vermont.






Fender Requirements

Fenders

Fenders and mud flaps are only required on commercial vehicles driven in Vermont.

VS 23-13-1306






Lighting Requirements

Lights

It is not clear if auxiliary lights are allowed to be installed on vehicles in Vermont.


Light

Number

Min. Height

Max. Height

Headlights

2 min.

n/a

n/a

Tail lights

2 min.

n/a

n/a


VS 23-13-1244
VS 23-13-1248






Window Laws

Windows

It is unknown if windshields are required in Vermont.






Exhaust Requirements

Exhaust

In Vermont, vehicles are required to be equipped with mufflers.






Engine Swap Rules

Engine

It is unclear whether or not Vermont has any engine swap or engine performance modification rules.






Emissions Testing

Emissions

Vermont does not currently require emissions testing.

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