Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 11

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 9-13-2-109.3; IC 9-20-9-1.

Synopsis: Motorsports trailers. Defines "motorsports". Provides that a tractor-trailer combination used exclusively in connection with motorsports may exceed a total length of 60 feet.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





Wyss




    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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SENATE BILL No. 11



    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 9-13-2-109.3; (13)IN0011.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-13-2-109.3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 109.3. "Motorsports", for purposes of IC 9-20-9-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-20-9-1(b).
SOURCE: IC 9-20-9-1; (13)IN0011.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 9-20-9-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1. (a) As used in this section, "drive away or tow away" means the delivery service performed by a transport operator by which motor vehicles in transit are delivered by driving singly or in combination by the towbar, saddlemount, or fullmount methods or any lawful combination of those methods, including coupling equipment or where a truck or tractor draws or tows a semitrailer or trailer in transit.
     (b) As used in this section, "motorsports" means the group of sports that are sanctioned by one (1) or more member clubs of the Automobile Competition Committee for the United States.
    (b) (c) A combination of two (2) vehicles coupled together,

including load, may not exceed a total length of sixty (60) feet, except for the following:
        (1) A combination of two (2) vehicles coupled together that are especially constructed to transport other vehicles or boats. This combination includes a tractor-trailer combination used exclusively in connection with motorsports.
        (2) A combination of two (2) vehicles coupled together being transported in a drive away or tow away service.
        (3) A pole trailer owned by or operated for a public utility (as defined in IC 8-1-2-1), while the pole trailer is being used in connection with the utility services of the public utility.
        (4) Trailers used in transporting oil field equipment or pipe for the transmission of oil or gas.