An Act To Provide a Mechanism To Allow Certain Commercial Motor Vehicle Weight Limits and Vehicle Dimension Standards To Be Exceeded in Order To Promote Economic Development while Ensuring Public Safety
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §2354, first ¶, as enacted by PL 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 and affected by Pt. B, §5, is amended to read:
Notwithstanding any provision of this subchapter other than section 2354-D, a combination vehicle consisting of a 3-axle truck tractor with a tri-axle semitrailer may be operated with a maximum gross vehicle weight of:
Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA §2354-D is enacted to read:
§ 2354-D. Allow certain commercial motor vehicles that exceed weight limits and vehicle dimension standards to operate on a designated route of travel
Sec. 3. Report. By January 15, 2015, the Commissioner of Transportation shall provide the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over transportation matters with an update on the progress made with respect to rulemaking pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 29-A, section 2354-D, subsection 2.