Summary: H.R.2697 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/16/1987)

Amends the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 to repeal the authority granted governmental entities to impose restrictions based on safety considerations upon truck tractor-semitrailer vehicles wishing to use Federal-aid Primary System highways.

Prescribes the considerations a governmental entity must demonstrate to the Secretary of Transportation in order to be authorized to restrict commercial motor vehicle access to Federal highways designed to be a width of ten feet or more. Permits a governmental entity to restrict access upon highways designed to be less than ten feet wide.