SENATE BILL No. 11
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.
January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security,
Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
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
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
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.
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.