Summary: S.1509 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/16/2019)

Safe Routes Act of 2019

This bill directs the Department of Transportation to waive any vehicle weight limit for covered logging vehicles.

The term "covered logging vehicle" means a vehicle that (1) is transporting raw or unfinished forest products, including logs, pulpwood, biomass, or wood chips; (2) is traveling a distance of not more than 150 air miles from the point of origin to a storage or processing facility; and (3) meets applicable state legal weight tolerances and vehicle configurations for transporting raw or unfinished forest products within the boundaries of each state in which the vehicle is operating.