Summary: S.1692 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (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 combined 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.