MODIFY WEIGHT LIMITS FOR LINE TRUCKS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 623 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MODIFY THE VEHICLE WEIGHT LIMITS FOR A SINGLE AXLE TRUCK OWNED, OPERATED BY, OR UNDER CONTRACT TO A PUBLIC UTILITY OR ELECTRIC OR TELEPHONE MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION AND USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE INSTALLATION, RESTORATION, OR MAINTENANCE OF UTILITY SERVICES IN CERTAIN AREAS.
Intro. by Presnell.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-134 (House Action) (Jun 19 2013)

Bill History:

H 623/S.L. 2013-134

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - More information

    AN ACT TO MODIFY THE VEHICLE WEIGHT LIMITS FOR A SINGLE AXLE TRUCK OWNED, OPERATED BY, OR UNDER CONTRACT TO A PUBLIC UTILITY OR ELECTRIC OR TELEPHONE MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION AND USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE INSTALLATION, RESTORATION, OR MAINTENANCE OF UTILITY SERVICES IN CERTAIN AREAS. Enacted June 19, 2013. Effective January 1, 2014.

     

     


  • Summary date: May 13 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 20-118(c)(17) to modify one of the conditions that must be met in order to be exempt from the weight limitations and penalties in (b) and (e) to require that the truck be used in connection with the installation, restoration, or maintenance of utility services within a county located wholly or partly west of I-77 (was, in a portion of the state), and the terrain, road widths, and other naturally occurring conditions prevent the safe navigation and operation of a truck with more than a single axle or using a trailer.

    Changes the effective date of the act from when it becomes law to January 1, 2014.


  • Summary date: Apr 9 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 20-118(c) as the title indicates. Provides that subsections (b), weight limitations,and (e), penalties,of GS 20-118(c) do not apply to a single axle truck owned, operated by, or under contract to a public utility, electric or telephone membership, or municipality. Requires that the truck must meet all of the following conditions in order to be exempt for subsections (b) and (e): (1) must be used in connection with the installation, restoration, or maintenance of utility services in a portion of the state where naturally occurring conditions prevent the safe navigation and operation of a truck with more than a single axle or using a trailer; (2) does not operate on an interstate highway; (3) does not exceed a single axle weight of more than 28,000 pounds; and (4) does not exceed a maximum gross weight in excess of 48,000 pounds.


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