ME HP 501

Author

MaryAnne Kinney
40 Maple Lane
Knox, ME 04986
202-568-7577
MaryAnne.Kinney@legislature.maine.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Safety

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State

ME

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Summary

Allows trucks to use the leftmost lane of 3-lane interstate highway to safely accommodate entering and exiting vehicles.

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Issue

Allows trucks with a registered gross vehicle weight over 10,000 pounds, including truck tractors, to operate in the leftmost lane only as necessary to safely accommodate vehicles entering or exiting Interstate 95 from the Maine-New Hampshire border to the southern terminus of the Maine Turnpike and entering or exiting the Maine Turnpike south of mile marker 44 where there are at least 3 lanes in each direction.

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Notes

Session adjourned. Carries-over to 2022.

History

03/02/2021 Introduced in House. Referred to House Committee on Transportation.