Delaware (Delaware Code Title 21, Delaware DMV Regulations) Summary: Frame and bumper heights determine allowable lifts. Bumper Height (§4318): Under 10,000 pounds GVWR, bumper height limit is 30 inches with a maximum bumper/frame vertical distance of 3 inches. Mudflaps (§4317): Over 8,000 pounds GVWR requires "suitable metal protectors or substantial flexible flaps behind the rearmost wheels of the vehicle" not more than 8 inches from the road (loaded) or 15 inches unladen. Source State of Delaware delcode.delaware.gov/title21/c043/index.shtml Some states have exemptions for street rods, antique vehicles, home builds, and vehicles over 10,000 pounds GVWR. This '52 11/4-ton Chevy could be a unique case.Some states have exemptions for street rods, antique vehicles, home builds, and vehicles o Maryland (Maryland Code Title 22) Summary: A vehicle can't legally be altered in any way that reduces its bumpers' effectiveness. HEIGHTS, FRAME SIDERAILS, OR BUMPERS (§22-105): Class A (passenger) 20 in Class M (multipurpose) 28 in Class E (truck under 10,000 lb GVWR) 28 in Class E (truck with GVWR of 10,000-18,000 lb) 30 in Headlamps (§22-203): Not higher than 54 inches nor lower than 24. Taillamps (§22-204): Not higher than 72 inches nor lower than 20. Source Michie's Legal Resources www.michie.com/maryland/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm District of Columbia (D.C. Municipal Regulations Title 18) Summary: The bureaucrats at ground zero of bureaucracy apparently don't have lift laws on their agendas-yet. Head and Taillamps (§18-704): Headlamps height between 24 and 54 inches; taillamps mounted between 15 and 72. Source DC Regulations www.dcregs.dc.gov « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | View Full Article By Tom Morr Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!