H.R.2904 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to clarify the use of a towaway trailer transportation combination, and for other purposes.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 06/25/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/26/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2904 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/25/2015)
This bill revises federal vehicle length limitations to prohibit states from prescribing or enforcing a regulation that imposes an overall length limitation of less than 82 feet on a towaway trailer transporter combination operating on any segment of the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways and qualifying federal-aid primary system highways.
The bill defines "trailer transporter towing unit" as a power unit not used to carry property when operating in a towaway trailer transporter combination.
The bill defines "towaway trailer transporter combination" as a combination of vehicles consisting of a trailer transporter towing unit and two trailers or semitrailers:
- with a total weight not exceeding 26,000 pounds; and
- which carry no property and constitute inventory property of a manufacturer, distributor or dealer of such trailers or semitrailers.