Reprinted

April 6, 2001





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1821

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DIGEST OF HB 1821 (Updated April 5, 2001 3:15 PM - DI 96)



Citations Affected: IC 9-20.

Synopsis: Maximum vehicle length. Specifies that the maximum length of a truck-trailer combination or a truck-wagon combination, and load, that is designed with a self-compactor or detachable container and utilized for garbage, refuse, or recycling operations is sixty-eight feet. Specifies that the maximum length of a semitrailer unit operating in a truck-tractor-semitrailer combination is 53 feet, including the vehicle and the load. Makes conforming amendments.

Effective: July 1, 2001.





Tincher
(SENATE SPONSORS _ LANDSKE, CRAYCRAFT)




    January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.
    February 21, 2001, reported _ Do Pass.
    February 26, 2001, read second time, ordered engrossed.
    February 27, 2001, engrossed. Read third time, passed. Yeas 92, nays 0.

SENATE ACTION

    March 5, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Transportation and Interstate Cooperation.
    March 27, 2001, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    April 5, 2001, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.







Reprinted

April 6, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1821



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning motor vehicles.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 9-20-11-1; (01)EH1821.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-20-11-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a truck, a truck-trailer combination, or a truck-wagon combination that is either:
        (1) a municipal waste collection and transportation vehicle:
            (A) specially designed and equipped with a self-compactor or detachable container;
            (B) used exclusively for garbage, refuse, or recycling operations; and
            (C) laden with garbage, refuse, or recyclables; or
        (2) a disposal plant transporting vehicle certified under IC 15-2.1-16 that is laden with dead animals or animal parts.
SOURCE: IC 9-20-11-2; (01)EH1821.2.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 9-20-11-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 2. A truck vehicle described in section 1 of this chapter may transmit to the surface of a highway, except an interstate highway, a gross weight of not more than:
        (1) twenty-four thousand (24,000) pounds upon a single axle; and
        (2) forty-two thousand (42,000) pounds upon a tandem axle group.
SOURCE: IC 9-20-11-3; (01)EH1821.2.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 9-20-11-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 3. When unladen, a truck vehicle described in section 1 of this chapter must comply with the axle limitations applicable to all other trucks.
SOURCE: IC 9-20-11-4; (01)EH1821.2.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 9-20-11-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 4. This chapter does not exempt trucks, a vehicle described in section 1 of this chapter, laden or unladen, from the limitations on wheel weights imposed by IC 9-20-4-1(c).
SOURCE: IC 9-20-11-5; (01)EH1821.2.5. -->     SECTION 5. IC 9-20-11-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 5. The maximum length of a:
        (1) truck-trailer combination; or
        (2) truck-wagon combination;
and its load, designed and utilized as set forth in section 1(1)(A) and 1(1)(B) of this chapter, is sixty-eight (68) feet.

SOURCE: IC 9-20-13-2; (01)EH1821.2.6. -->     SECTION 6. IC 9-20-13-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 2. (a) Notwithstanding IC 9-20-3 and IC 9-20-9, and except for length exclusive devices in accordance with 23 CFR 658.13, the following are the maximum limitations on length of a truck-tractor, semitrailer, truck-tractor-semitrailer combination, or truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination:
        (1) The maximum length of the semitrailer unit operating in a truck-tractor-semitrailer combination is fifty-three (53) feet, including the vehicle and the load.
        (2) The maximum length of the semitrailer unit or trailer operating in a truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination is twenty-eight (28) feet, six (6) inches.
        (3) A maximum overall length limit is not imposed on a truck-tractor-semitrailer or truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination.
        (4) The maximum length of a maxi-cube vehicle combination is sixty-five (65) feet, and the maximum length of the separable cargo carrying unit is thirty-four (34) feet.
    (b) This section does not prohibit the transportation of a motor vehicle or boat on part of a truck-tractor.