HB1383 (2020) Detail

Prohibiting commercial trucks from left lane travel on multi-lane highways.


HB 1383 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2043

11/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1383

 

AN ACT prohibiting commercial trucks from left lane travel on multi-lane highways.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2; Rep. Stapleton, Sull. 5; Rep. M. Pearson, Rock. 34

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits certain commercial trucks from traveling in the left lane of a multilane interstate highway or turnpike during certain hours of the day, unless entering or exiting such highway or turnpike from the left lane.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2043

11/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT prohibiting commercial trucks from left lane travel on multi-lane highways.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Rules of the Road; Driving on Right Side of Roadway.  Amend RSA 265:16, V to read as follows:

V.  No commercial vehicles with 3 or more axles shall travel in the left lane of an interstate highway or turnpike that has 3 or more lanes in the same direction between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., unless such vehicles are entering or exiting such highways or turnpikes from the left lane.

VI.  Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a violation and shall be fined $50 plus penalty assessment.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1383 at GenCourtMobile
HB1383 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 4, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote
Feb. 20, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1383 Revision: 7035 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 3:38 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Transportation HJ 1 P. 20
Jan. 22, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/22/2020 12:00 pm LOB 203
Feb. 4, 2020 Executive Session: 02/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 203
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/19/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 7 P. 15
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Removed from Consent (Rep. Spillane) 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 2
Feb. 20, 2020 Special Order to regular place in next calendar (Rep. Ley): MA VV 02/20/2020
March 5, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/05/2020