Motor vehicle matters

H.E.A. 1017, P.L.  252-2015
Effective: July 1, 2015

Defines: (1) “commercial motor vehicle”, “gross combination weight rating”, “gross combination weight”, and “gross vehicle weight rating” for purposes of commercial motor vehicles to comply with federal standards; and (2) “gross vehicle weight” for purposes of commercial motor vehicles. Provides for an exception relating to overweight vehicles for certain vehicles transporting logs, wood chips, bark, and sawdust. Amends the definition of “farm tractor” to include farm tractors in the definition of “implement of agriculture”. Excludes wagons, trailers, and other vehicles pulled by a farm tractor from the definition of “farm tractor”.

The full law is available at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1017