S.1692 - A bill 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:||Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS] (Introduced 06/25/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/25/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1692 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
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.