WV SB 250

Author

Sue Cline
Room 216W, Bldg. 1, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25305
304-357-7807
sue.cline@wvsenate.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Truck Size and Weight

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State

WV

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Summary

Increases the weight limits for vehicles on highways other than the national system of interstate and defense highways.

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Issue

This bill increases the weight limits for vehicles on certain highways in this state; clarify the commissioner’s authority to increase but not decrease weight limits; and to define certain highways in this state. The maximum gross vehicle weight on any highway other than the national system of interstate and defense highways designated for vehicles with a gross weight not exceeding 90,000 pounds shall have a tolerance of 10 percent. In no case may the commissioner authorize weight limits on any highway other than the national system of interstate and defense highways that would jeopardize or otherwise limit federal highway fund appropriations to this state.

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Notes

Died upon adjournment.

History

02/12/18 Introduced in Senate. Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and then to the Senate Committee on Government Organization.