Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1821

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 9-20-13-2.

Synopsis: Maximum length of semitrailer unit. 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.

Effective: July 1, 2001.





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    January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.







Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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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 9-20-13-2; (01)IN1821.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. 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.