SB 11-1_ Filed 02/05/2013, 12:19
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs, to which was
referred Senate Bill No. 11, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back
to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:
SOURCE: IC 9-13-2-109.3; (13)AM001101.1. -->
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" means the
group of sports that are sanctioned by one (1) or more member
clubs of the Automobile Competition Committee for the United
SOURCE: IC 9-20-9-1; (13)AM001101.1. -->
SECTION 1. 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) A combination of two (2) vehicles coupled together, including
load, may not exceed a total length of sixty (60) feet, except for the
(1) A combination of two (2) vehicles coupled together that are
especially constructed to transport other vehicles or boats. This
exception includes any combination of a truck, tractor,
semitrailer, and trailer if the combination is used exclusively
or primarily 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.
SOURCE: IC 9-20-13-2; (13)AM001101.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 9-20-13-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: 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.
(5) If the combination is used exclusively or primarily in
connection with motorsports:
(A) the maximum distance between the kingpin and the
rearmost axle of the semitrailer operating in the
combination is forty-six (46) feet; and
(B) the maximum length of the semitrailer is fifty-seven
(b) This section does not prohibit the transportation of a motor
vehicle or boat on part of a truck-tractor.
SOURCE: IC 9-20-13-4; (13)AM001101.3. -->
SECTION 3. IC 9-20-13-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. Notwithstanding
section 2 of this chapter, a semitrailer longer than forty-eight (48) feet,
six (6) inches, may be operated on a highway designated as part of the
state highway system under IC 8-23-4 only if the distance between
thekingpin and the rearmost axle of the semitrailer is not more than:
(1) forty-six (46) feet, if the semitrailer is used exclusively or
primarily in connection with motorsports; or
(2) for all other semitrailers, forty-three (43) feet.
(Reference is to SB 11 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass .
Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.
Senator Wyss, Chairperson
AM 001101/DI 71 2013