First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)
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HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1821
AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning motor vehicles.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SECTION 1. 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. In addition to the limits and requirements set forth
in sections 2 through 4 of this chapter, the maximum length of a:
(1) truck-trailer combination; or
(2) truck-wagon combination;
and its load, used in intrastate transportation, designed and
utilized as set forth in section 1(1)(A) and 1(1)(B) of this chapter,
is sixty-eight (68) feet.
SECTION 2. 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
(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
(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.
SECTION 3. IC 9-29-6-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 1.
The Indiana department of
transportation shall adopt rules and a schedule of permit fees for
issuing special weight permits under IC 9-20-6 for extra heavy duty
highways. A fee schedule adopted under this section must cover the
cost of administering the permit system and the full cost of damages to
the highway facilities resulting from the operation of the vehicles under
special highway permits. The fee schedule shall be reviewed
periodically and amended as appropriate.
A vehicle or combination of
vehicles having a total gross weight greater than eighty thousand
(80,000) pounds but less than one hundred thirty-four thousand
(134,000) pounds must obtain a special weight permit for each trip on
an extra heavy duty highway. The fee for a special weight permit is
forty-one dollars and fifty cents ($41.50).