SB 283
Allows motor vehicles hauling agricultural products to exceed state weight limits by up to ten percent during harvest period
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Last Action:
2/23/2011 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2011

Current Bill Summary

SB 283 - Under this act, for the period between October 15th and December 15th of each year, any motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles carrying agricultural products may operate with a load that exceeds the maximum weight load permitted by this chapter by ten percent on any tandem axle, group of axles, and gross weight. If enforcement action is taken pursuant to this act, the fine or penalty shall only apply to that portion of the load that is more than ten percent above the legal limit. The weight tolerance authorized by the act shall apply to all highways within the state of Missouri except for the interstate highway system and the strategic highway network (STRAHNET).