January 20, 2006



DIGEST OF SB 133 (Updated January 18, 2006 4:46 pm - DI 75)

Citations Affected: IC 9-20.

Synopsis: Permits for oversized tractor-semitrailers. Requires a permit issued by the department of transportation for transporting an oversized tractor-semitrailer to authorize the operation of the tractor-semitrailer from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Effective: July 1, 2006.


    January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce and Transportation.
    January 19, 2006, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.

January 20, 2006

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)

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    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 9-20-6-2; (06)SB0133.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-20-6-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 2. (a) The Indiana department of transportation or local authority that:
        (1) has jurisdiction over a highway or street; and
        (2) is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the highway or street;
may, upon proper application in writing and upon good cause shown, grant a permit for transporting heavy vehicles and loads or other objects not conforming to this article if the department or authority finds that other traffic will not be seriously affected and the highway or bridge will not be seriously damaged. However, the permit must authorize the operation of a tractor-semitrailer and load that:
        (1) exceeds the maximum length limitation under this chapter; and
        (2) is subject to regulation under this chapter;
from one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise to one-half (1/2) hour after sunset.

    (b) A permit may be issued under this section for the following:
        (1) A single trip.
        (2) A definite time not exceeding thirty (30) days.
        (3) A ninety (90) day period.
        (4) A one (1) year period.